Underwater sounds from ribbon seal, Phoca (Histriophoca) fasciata
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Intense downward frequency "sweeps" and broadband "puffing" sounds were recorded underwater in the presence of ribbon seal, Phoca (Histriophoca) fasciata Zimmerman 1783. The recordings were made in the waters off Savoonga, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, on 16, 17, 18, and 23 May 1967.
This paper is not subject to U.S. copyright. The definitive version was published in Fishery Bulletin 75 (1977): 450-453.
Suggested CitationFishery Bulletin 75 (1977): 450-453
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