Echolocation clicks of free-ranging Cuvier's beaked whales (Ziphius cavirostris).

@article{Zimmer2005EcholocationCO,
  title={Echolocation clicks of free-ranging Cuvier's beaked whales (Ziphius cavirostris).},
  author={Walter M. X. Zimmer and Mark P. Johnson and Peter Teglberg Madsen and Peter Tyack},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={2005},
  volume={117 6},
  pages={3919-27}
}
Strandings of beaked whales of the genera Ziphius and Mesoplodon have been reported to occur in conjunction with naval sonar use. Detection of the sounds from these elusive whales could reduce the risk of exposure, but descriptions of their vocalizations are at best incomplete. This paper reports quantitative characteristics of clicks from deep-diving Cuvier's beaked whales (Ziphius cavirostris) using a unique data set. Two whales in the Ligurian Sea were simultaneously tagged with sound and… CONTINUE READING
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