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Paul J Perkins
15 May 1981 at 12:55

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    Massachusetts
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NOTES: LNS notes: Lagenorhynchus acutus and Megaptera novaeangliae present. L. acutus jaw claps identified by recordist are most likely B. glacialis gunshot calls. 11Aug2003 SAS. Reel notes: "Recorded on Uher #3. 1255-1318. Rights + Lags. 15 May 1981. Lags heard thru out. 5-6 Rights. Also heard are 1-2 Humpback." Recording Log: "Date 15 May 1981. Voice heard on 4400. Time start: 1255. Time stop: 1318. Cruise: Tioga 2. Tape#s: 6 +7 +8. Species: Rights, Lags, Humps. Number: 5-6 Rights seen. Other species present: yes. Weather: winds 7-8 SW. Sea state and Noise: 2 1/2. Propulsion & aux. noise: silent ship. Recorder: Uher. Hydrophone: CH-1a, Ithaca. Filters: 100 + open. If humpback: Est. # of songs: yes. Peculiarities: 2 sources, 1 closer than other. Soon deteriorate; mostly pieces of some distant traffic noise. Notes: Caution cable noise. Hear Lag claps, clicks, whistles. Reel 6 only: Try a Honeywell, parts of ea. of Humps may show. Some musical clicks from Lags early in reel." SEAOCEAN

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