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Cetacean acoustics in bubbly water (Invited Paper)

Leighton, Timothy G., White, Paul R., Finfer, Daniel C. and Richards, Simon D., (2005) Cetacean acoustics in bubbly water (Invited Paper) Papadakis, J.S. and Bjorno, L. (eds.) At Proceedings of the International Conference "Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies and Results". 28 Jun - 01 Jul 2005. 8 pp.

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Marine mammal signals often propagate through bubbly water, be they generated under breaking waves, wakes, or even by the mammals themselves. Two circumstances are of particular interest: the possible use of acoustic signals to trap prey in bubble nets; and the ability of dolphin sonar to operate in bubbly water (such as the surf zone) that would confound the best human sonar, despite the fact that the dolphins possess ‘hardware’ which is comparatively mediocre. This paper examines these circumstances.

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Published date: 2005
Additional Information: Invited Paper
Venue - Dates: Proceedings of the International Conference "Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies and Results", 2005-06-28 - 2005-07-01
Keywords: bubble nets, bubble acoustics, fishing, humpback whales


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PURE UUID: 2f247bbc-e0a1-4a9b-a42e-a4de6dd3a2c7

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Date deposited: 02 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:02

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Author: Timothy G. Leighton
Author: Paul R. White
Author: Daniel C. Finfer
Author: Simon D. Richards
Editor: J.S. Papadakis
Editor: L. Bjorno

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