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Chinese white dolphin -- Sousa chinensis More
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5 Unknown  

 

 

 

 

Kenneth S Norris
George Heinsohn
20 Jul 1982 at 08:45

    Geography
  • Australia
    Queensland
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  • waterbody:South Pacific OceanCairns; north of Cairns; Yorkey's Knob
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  • Mono
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NOTES: Tape notes: Quite calm sea; 5 animals incl. young. Maybe 7 in two groups. Clicks; faint barks, bankgs, fair amount of water noise. Barcus-Berry preamp; Lockheed Instrument Recorder. Also present: P. Norris
Sequence of recording from KSN's notebook: Ken speaking. Water noise. Band 2: Faint clicks. Very slow click trains. Slow click trains (not loud). Silence, end of Band 2. Ken speaking. Start of Band 3. Good clicks immediately, very loud and clear. Loud snaps or pings. Click trains (rapid pulses). Loud snaps. Loud snaps. Faint clicks. Loud snap. Clicks. Loud snaps (2). Loud snap. Click series (like squeaking door). End band 3. Silence. Ken Norris speaking (Beginning of Band 4). Into water. Clicks (tap, tap, tap sounds) heard immediately. Water sounds only. Clicks. Series of clicks. Faint clicks. Bang (loud snap). Clicks with slow rep rates. Clicks with slow rep rates. Click trains like squeaking door. Clicks (very slow rep rates). Bang. Click trains (faint). Click train. Clicks with slow rep rate. End of tape.
MLNS Notes: where the notebook mentions Ken, Phyllis is actually the one speaking into the hydrophone. (12Nov2002 CAB) SEAOCEAN

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