Accession Number : ADA327199

Title :   Onboard Acoustic Recording from Diving Elephant Seals.

Descriptive Note : Progress rept. Dec 95-Jun 96,

Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MA

Personal Author(s) : Fletcher, Stacia ; LeBoeuf, Burney J. ; Costa, Daniel P. ; Tyack, Peter L. ; Blackwell, Susanna B.

PDF Url : ADA327199

Report Date : 03 JUN 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : The aim of this project was to record sounds impinging on free-ranging northern elephant seals, Mirounga angustirostris, a first step in determining the importance of LFS to these animals as they dive, forage and migrate to and from their rookeries in the eastern north Pacific Ocean.

Descriptors :   *DIVING, *SEALS(MAMMALS), *ACOUSTIC RECORDING SYSTEMS, MARINE BIOLOGY, FLOW NOISE, ONBOARD, LOW FREQUENCY, NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE