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Sperm Whale

Physeter catodon

ML117797


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Paul J. Perkins
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waterbody:North Atlantic OceanHudson Canyon
New Jersey, United States
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Age and Sex
Unknown – 2
Sounds
Behaviors
Breeding
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Comments

NOTES: Reel box notes: "Hudson canyon. 17 Apr. 1970. cut 2: Sperm whale clicks." Deck Wildlife Watch: "Date: 17 Aaril 1970. Vessel: R/V Trident. Cruise#: 80. Weather: Foggy. Wind: 8 NE. Sea state: 1. Visibility: Poor. Hour watch start: 0900. Hour watche nd: 1600. Hour 1000 - Entered Hudson Canyon, mouth of, heard porpoise, pilots + sperm. Followed porpoise (Lag acutus) they did not ride bow wave, were very spooky. Pilots quiet. Sperm (1) we swa (1 other) distant, timed as over 1 hour + 20 min (before we quit), animal may have surfaced once during our speed manouver." SEAOCEAN. Other Behaviors: Clicks.

Technical Information

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Sennheiser MKH 20
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Archival Information

Partner institution
University of Rhode Island
Cataloged
12 Jan 2004
Digitized
12 Jan 2004
Edited

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