Kenneth S Norris
30 Jul 1982
- waterbody:South Pacific OceanTownsville; Cleveland Bay
NOTES: Tape notes: Barcus Berry preamp; 4 Sousa chinensis diving & feeding? Band 1&2 in group of 3-5 feeding in less than 50' water. Band 3: a single animal (Sousa) diving on flat; 50m off.
Sequence of recording from KSN's notebook: Ken speaking: Band 1. Hydrophone into water. Very loud crackling. Crackling (coninuous crackling sounds). Occasional loud cracks, pops or clicks. End of Band 1: silence. Ken speaking: Band 2. Hydrophone into water. Crackling sounds continuous. Snaps and pops in background. Distinct cracks. Two whistle-like sounds, near beginning of Band 2. Crackling sounds. Loud pops. clicks. Whistle-like sound ("waterfall display" HP5451C/ DB & GEA, June 8 1984). Loud crackling. Occasional pops. Loud pops or cracks. End of Band 2: Silence. Ken speaking: Band 3. Hydrophone into water. Crackling. Occasional loud snaps or pops. Clicks and background crackling. Loud clicks. Whistle-like sound (waterfall display, HP5451C, CB & GEH, June 8, 1984). end of Band 3: Silence.
MLNS Notes: where the notebook mentions Ken, Phyllis is actually the one speaking into the hydrophone. (12Nov2002 CAB) SEAOCEAN