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Humpback Whale -- Megaptera novaeangliae More
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Howard E Winn
Paul J Perkins
15 Feb 1973 at 16:45

    Latitude/Longitude
  • 18.65017   -64.50083
    Elevation
  • -18 meters
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  • Mono
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  • Sennheiser MKH 816P48
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NOTES: LNS notes: A few bumps from the equipment in the first 2 1/2 minutes had levels lowered relative to rest of recording during archival. 02Oct2003 SAS. Reel notes: "Tape says 1745 by error. 1645-1736. Virgin Island Bank. 15 Feb 1973. Distant ship's E.R. pings heard best on last 1/2 of reel." Sound Recording Log: "Date 15 Feb 1973. Time start: 1645. Time stop: 1736. Cruise# A-388. Tape #'s 22. Position: Lat. 18¡39.0N Long. 64¡30.5W. Species: Humpback. Number: 1. Est. Range: 1/4 - 1 1/2 mile. Movements: more/less stationary. Other species: present: none seen. Porpoise sounds heard 2 hrs earlier. Weather: ptly cloudy. Sea state & noise level: 2 mod swells. Depth: 10 fath. Propulsion & aux. noise status: eng's secured. Recorder: UNQ-7a. Filters: Open. Gain: 2-1/3. Hydrophone: R-130. If Hump: # full calls: 2+. Any potos taken? Yes. Other notes: Hi frequency RF buzz from? Radar + transponder are off. Animal breaches at end of second dive, (last 3/8" of reel). Hear distant ASW ship pinging." SEAOCEAN TEMPAIR: 27

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