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Paul J Perkins
20 May 1981 at 20:10

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  • United States
    Massachusetts
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  • waterbody:North Atlantic Ocean
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  • Sennheiser MKH 70
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NOTES: LNS notes: Eubalaena glacialis, Megaptera novaeangliae, and Lagenorhynchus acutus. Balaenoptera physalus were also in the area. 14Aug2003 SAS. Reel notes: "PQM-1a to Uher 4400. 94-95 db due. Wind + traffic noise increase. 2010 - . Ambient. 20 May 1981. Right whales, calling Hump, Porpoise, dist. tanker, trawlers. Later 2 moans Rights! Note: There was a single close right by bow at time of this recording." Recording Log: Date: 19 + 20 May 1981. Cruise #: Tioga 1981. Tape #s: 17, 18, 19, 20, 21. Species: Lags, Rights, Fins, Humps. Number: many. Sea state & noise level: sea 2 - 2 1/2, wing 8 knts. Propulsion & aux. noise status: silent boat. Recorder: Uher 4400. Filter: open. Gain 120. Hydrophone: PQM-1a. If hump: # full calls - Part. Notes: PQM-1a/ Ambient readings in Right whale study area. 85 db lows, 98 db highs. Between hours 2000-2326 hrs. distant ship traffic. 1 Good Right whale moan heard on Reel #18." SEAOCEAN

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