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Humpback Whale -- Megaptera novaeangliae More
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Paul J Perkins
3 Apr 1970 at 19:07

    Geography
  • Puerto Rico
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 18.21683   -67.30033
    Elevation
  • -338 meters
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  • Stereo
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  • Sennheiser MKH 70
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NOTES: LNS notes: This is a 2-channel recording, with the hydrophone on the left channel and voice announcements on the right channel. 08Jan2004 SAS. Reel box notes: "Had this group early PM, followed in towards Mayaguez. Start 1907 - end 1955. 3 APR 1970. Humps (2) 1 weak. We abort this run at 1955. Whales are about 3-4 miles from Mayaguez sea buoys. Some intermittent noise from cable pin holes. EDO 600 FT 600 Fath sample. 112 db ambient background (less whale voice)." Deck Wildlife Watch: "Date: 3 April 1970. Vessel: R/V Trident. Cruise#: 80. Weather: Good, cloudy, overcast. Wind: 7-15. Sea state: 2-3. Visibility: Good. Ship's position at start: 18¡7'N 67¡31.2'W (1215). Hour watch start: 1230. Hour 1905 - 18¡13.3N 67 18.2 Position. He's very loud on BQR now. Making a recording at. He sounds different. It's dark now. We're losing him before PQM gets ready. Poor tape. We'll keep recording and secure for the night so we can go doown coast in morning." SEAOCEAN

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