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What is that Sound?
Tagged Odontocetes produced regular click trains often punctuated by a brief pause or rapidly accelerating series of clicks, called a 'buzz' or a 'creak'.
» Listen to a Sperm Whale Clicking
» Listen to a Sperm Whale Coda
» Listen to a Sperm Whale Buzz
» Listen to a Beaked Whale Buzz
In the News! The work we do...
The Deepest Divers: D-tags give scientists in-depth records of whales in the depths. Oceanus, July 3, 2007
Playing Tag with Whales: Engineers overcome nightmarish specifications to create a dream instrument. Oceanus. March 16, 2005
Run Deep, But Not Silent : A new tagging device lets scientists 'go along for the ride' into the underwater would of whales. Oceanus, March 16, 2005