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By Whitlow W. L. Au, Marc O. Lammers (eds.)

This name brings to gentle the discoveries and insights into the lives of many marine species made attainable over the past decade through passive acoustic recorders (PAR). Pop-ups, ARF, HARP, EAR, Bprobe, C-POD Atag, and Dtag are the acronyms of a few of the various PARs that experience replaced our figuring out of ways marine animals reside and try within the ocean. numerous sorts of PARs are utilized by varied investigators in several parts of the area. those recorders have accrued copious quantities of extremely important facts, unveiling formerly unknown information regarding huge marine animals. Temporal, seasonal and spatial distribution styles were exposed for plenty of marine species. there were many discoveries, new understandings and insights into how those animals dwell in and make the most of the sea and the significance of acoustics of their lives. Listening in the Ocean summarizes those very important discoveries, supplying either a helpful source for researchers and relaxing analyzing for non-professionals attracted to marine life.

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These are also the times when whalers documented whales’ stomachs as being more 'full' than at other times of the day. The similarity between the diel pattern of blue whale calls and their prey behavior suggests that calling in blue whales may be inversely related to foraging. When prey is concentrated at depth, blue whales spend time feeding on this prey, and not calling. When prey is more disperse, it may be more energetically conservative to spend this time displaying as has been suggested for sei whales (B borealis; Baumgartner and Fratantoni 2008).

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