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Humpback Whale

Megaptera novaeangliae

ML110839


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Paul J. Perkins
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Latitude and Longitude 21.8835, -105.9833 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Male – 2
Sounds
Behaviors
Breeding
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Playback

Comments

NOTES: LNS notes: Transcripted recordist's annotation refer at a non-vocalizing individual approximately 200 meters away. 22Sep2003 SAS. Tape notes: "Time 1651-1701. Cut #1 Single humpback. 30 Mar 1978. Animal shut down at reel start, not heard by time we abort." Sound recording log: "Date: 30 March. Time start: 1651. time stop: 1701. Cruise#: S.W. Tape #: 24. Position: Lat. 21¡53.5'. Long. 105¡59'. Speices: Humpback. Number: 1 nearby. Est. Range: 1/8th mile. Other species present: none seen. Weather: wind 10-12 knts. Sea state & noise level: 2-3. Depth: 26 fths. Propulsion & aux. noise status: secured. Recorder: Uher 4200. Filters: 100 Hz. Gain: 23. Hydrophone: CH-1A. Any photos take? No. Other notes: Animal did not begin calling! Moved to closer position to animal - 14 minutes elapsed since last recording. Animal has apparently shut down - stopped calling. 2 background animals can be heard. 3 blows - in 36 sec.; dive times (from 1st blow) 4th blow 50 sec. 5th blow 66 sec. 72 sec. flukes. Approx. 11 min dive." SEAOCEAN.

Technical Information

Recorder
UHER 4200
Microphone
Electro-Voice RE45N/D
Accessories

Archival Information

Partner institution
University of Rhode Island
Cataloged
22 Sep 2003
Digitized
22 Sep 2003
Edited

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