How far Cetaceans can be heard? | WHALEZONE.TV S2E7

 

Hi everyone, welcome to a new episode of WHALEZONE.TV!

In this episode, our Marine Biologist Vanessa explains how far can cetaceans be heard.

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References:

Berta A., Sumich J. L. & Kovacs K. M. Marine mammals: evolutionary biology. Academic Press, 2015.

Payne, R., and Webb, D. (1971). Orientation by means of long range acoustic signaling in baleen whales. Ann. NY Acad. Sci. 188, 110–142.

Stafford, K.M., Moore, S.E., and Fox, C.G. (2005). Diel variation in blue whale calls recorded in the eastern tropical Pacific. Anim. Behav. 69, 951–958.

Würsig, B., and Würsig, M. (1980). Behavior and ecology of the dusky dolphin, Lagenorhynchus obscurus, in the South Atlantic. Fish. Bull. 77, 871–890.

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Vanessa Costa

About Vanessa Costa

Vanessa is a Marine Biologist and Guide at TERRA AZUL since 2017. Joined recently, for now she is in training and enjoying being out in the ocean with Wildlife accompanying our visitors. Soon she'll be ready to educate Humans, and collect data for MONICET – The Azores Islands Cetaceans Research & Conservation long-term monitoring project.

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