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Biogeographic characterization of blue whale song worldwide: Using song to identify populations
Blue whale songs provide a measure for characterising worldwide blue whale population structure. These songs are divided into nine regional types, which maintain a stable character. Five of the nineExpand
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Seasonality of blue and fin whale calls and the influence of sea ice in the Western Antarctic Peninsula
The calling seasonality of blue (Balaenoptera musculus) and fin (B. physalus) whales was assessed using acoustic data recorded on seven autonomous acoustic recording packages (ARPs) deployed fromExpand
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Kinematics of foraging dives and lunge-feeding in fin whales
SUMMARY Fin whales are among the largest predators on earth, yet little is known about their foraging behavior at depth. These whales obtain their prey by lunge-feeding, an extraordinaryExpand
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Increases in deep ocean ambient noise in the Northeast Pacific west of San Nicolas Island, California.
Recent measurement at a previously studied location illustrates the magnitude of increases in ocean ambient noise in the Northeast Pacific over the past four decades. Continuous measurements west ofExpand
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Behavioral context of call production by eastern North Pacific blue whales
We assessed the behavioral context of calls produced by blue whales Balaenoptera mus- culus off the California coast based on acoustic, behavioral, and dive data obtained through acoustic recordingExpand
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Acoustic and satellite remote sensing of blue whale seasonality and habitat in the Northeast Pacific
Northeast Pacific blue whales seasonally migrate, ranging from the waters off Central America to the Gulf of Alaska. Using acoustic and satellite remote sensing, we have continuously monitored theExpand
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Calls recorded from North Pacific right whales ( Eubalaena japonica) in the eastern Bering Sea
Calls from North Pacific right whales ( Eubalaena japonica) were recorded in the eastern Bering Sea during a visual and acoustic survey aboard the US Coast Guard buoy tender Sweetbrier, in July 1999.Expand
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Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Beaked Whale Echolocation Signals in the North Pacific
At least ten species of beaked whales inhabit the North Pacific, but little is known about their abundance, ecology, and behavior, as they are elusive and difficult to distinguish visually at sea.Expand
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Worldwide decline in tonal frequencies of blue whale songs
Blue whale Balaenoptera musculus songs can be divided into at least 10 types world- wide, each type retaining the same units and similar phrasing over decades, unlike humpback whale song whichExpand
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A 50 year comparison of ambient ocean noise near San Clemente Island: a bathymetrically complex coastal region off Southern California.
Repeated ocean ambient noise measurements at a shallow water (110 m) site near San Clemente Island reveal little increase in noise levels in the absence of local ships. Navy reports document ambientExpand
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