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Humpback Whale

Megaptera novaeangliae

ML117771


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Paul J. Perkins
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Latitude and Longitude 18.1835, -67.5682 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Unknown – 1
Sounds
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: LNS notes: Position recorded at 0143. This is a 2-channel recording, with the hydrophone on the left channel, and voice announcements on the right. 26Nov2003 SAS. Reel notes: "Both animals heard together many times in this tape. Continuous calls. 2 humpbacks. Starts 0037 ends 0123. 2 APR 1970. Have 1-2 ship propellor beats which may mask part of animal sounds. Trident engines secured. Backrgound level = 112 db (ship traffic)." Deck Wildlife Watch: "Weather: Parlty cloudy. Date: 1 April 1970. Wind: 10-25 SE gusty. Vessel: R/V Trident. Sea state: 4-5. Cruise: #80. Visibility: Good to fair. Hour watch start: 0630. Hour watch end: 24 hour listening station. Sip's position at start: Off Ramey AFB, P.R. Ship's position at end: off Isla Desecheo." SEAOCEAN.

Technical Information

Recorder
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 70
Accessories

Archival Information

Partner institution
URI
Cataloged
26 Nov 2003
Digitized
26 Nov 2003
Edited

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