Kenneth S Norris
30 Jul 1982
- waterbody:South Pacific OceanTownsville; White Rock Bay
NOTES: Tape notes: School of Sousa chinensis with Orcaella sp. in background; 3rd recordist G. Heinsohn; Barcus-Berry Preamp; hydrophone dragging on bottom.
Sequence of recording - from KSN's notebook: Starts with crackling sounds and pops; probably in air. Ken speaking. Hydrophone into water. Very noise crackling and popping (like roaring fire). Very good clicks. Crackles, pops. "Whistles or wails". Hydrophone dragging on bottom; very noisy. "Whistles." Clicks. "Whistles." Clicks. Some pops and clicks. Single whistle. Clicks. "Whistle." "Whistle." "Whistle." Loud clicks or snaps. Finish sound - 2 taps on hydrophone. Ken speaking. Hydrophone into water. Loud crackling noises, whistles, pops. Hydrophone dragging again. Pops. Occasional loud pops. Silence. Ken speaking. Hydrophone into water. Clicks (slow rep rates). Good and clear. Crackling sounds. Loud clicks and snaps, crackling. Crackling sounds. Dragging sounds with crackling (shrimp?)
MLNS Notes: where the notebook mentions Ken, Phyllis is actually the one speaking into the hydrophone. (12Nov2002 CAB)