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dc.contributor.authorPereira, Andreia
dc.contributor.authorHarris, Danielle
dc.contributor.authorTyack, Peter
dc.contributor.authorMatias, Luis
dc.date.accessioned2020-10-15T09:39:30Z
dc.date.available2020-10-15T09:39:30Z
dc.date.issued2020-04
dc.identifier.citationPereira , A , Harris , D , Tyack , P & Matias , L 2020 , ' Fin whale acoustic presence and song characteristics in seas to the southwest of Portugal ' , Journal of the Acoustical Society of America , vol. 147 , no. 4 , pp. 2235-2249 . https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0001066en
dc.identifier.issn0001-4966
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 267902630
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 8377915d-272b-4682-8bc1-6ab265b8476e
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 85083728286
dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0003-1447-1420/work/74117930
dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0002-8409-4790/work/74117946
dc.identifier.otherWOS: 000529436000001
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10023/20784
dc.descriptionFunding: D.H. was funded by the Office of Naval Research (ONR; Award No. N00014-14-1-0394). P.T. acknowledges funding from ONR Award No. N00014-15-1-2553 and the MASTS pooling initiative (The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland). MASTS is funded by the Scottish Funding Council (Grant Reference HR09011) and contributinginstitutions.en
dc.description.abstractFin whales were once abundant in the seas to the southwest of Portugal, but whaling activities decreased their numbers considerably. Acoustic data from ocean bottom seismometers provide an opportunity to detect fin whales from their notes, data that would otherwise be logistically challenging and expensive to obtain. Based on inter-note interval and frequency bandwidth, two acoustic patterns produced by fin whales were detected in the study area: pattern 1, described from fin whales in the Mediterranean Sea, and pattern 2, associated with fin whales from the northeast North Atlantic Ocean (NENA). NENA fin whales travel into the western Mediterranean Sea, but the Mediterranean population has not been documented to travel regularly into the NENA. In this study, 11 months of acoustic data recorded southwest of Portugal in the NENA were used to characterize 20-Hz fin whale notes into these patterns. Pattern 2 was the most common and occurred mostly in November-January. Pattern 1 occurred less frequently and mostly in September-December, February and April, which suggested a limited excursion of whales from the Mediterranean Sea. There were also occasions when the two patterns were recorded simultaneously. Results suggest that fin whales from the NENA and Mediterranean Sea might mix in the area during part of the year.
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dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofJournal of the Acoustical Society of Americaen
dc.rightsCopyright © 2020 Acoustical Society of America. This work has been made available online in accordance with publisher policies or with permission. Permission for further reuse of this content should be sought from the publisher or the rights holder. This is the final published version of the work, which was originally published at https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0001066en
dc.subjectGC Oceanographyen
dc.subjectQH301 Biologyen
dc.subjectAcoustics and Ultrasonicsen
dc.subjectDASen
dc.subject.lccGCen
dc.subject.lccQH301en
dc.titleFin whale acoustic presence and song characteristics in seas to the southwest of Portugalen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.description.versionPublisher PDFen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Sea Mammal Research Uniten
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.School of Mathematics and Statisticsen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Centre for Research into Ecological & Environmental Modellingen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Centre for Social Learning & Cognitive Evolutionen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Scottish Oceans Instituteen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Marine Alliance for Science & Technology Scotlanden
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Bioacoustics groupen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Sound Tags Groupen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.School of Biologyen
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1121/10.0001066
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden
dc.date.embargoedUntil2020-10-15


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