How do animals see and navigate in murky water?



When wearing goggles, it’s still impossible for us to see in murky/dirty water. How do animals navigate/see when they swim around? I know that some animals use other senses, but I don’t get how lots of animals can swim through a dirty river just fine.

In: Biology

They use other senses to determine the path they need to follow to get where they want to be. Imagine like when in cartoons the character gets in the kitchen simply by following the delicious smell of the pie that’s sitting on the counter.

Some animals see in wavelengths or light polarizations that better penetrate murky water and some, like dolphins, use echo location while sharks rely heavily on scent and electric sensing to find prey.