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Seasonal occurrence and potential movement of feeding area of Blue Whales (Balaenoptera musculus) around Iceland—Preliminary Studies

In courtesy of Iversen, M., Rasmussen, M. H., Cecchetti, A., Sigurðardóttur, V., Wald, E. and Víkingsson, G. A. 2011 Introduction Blue Whales (Balaenoptera musculus) of the North East Atlantic population are presumably feeding around Iceland in the months of June, July and August. Until 2004, these giants were observed every year off Ólafsvík (64°52’60”N, 23°43’0”W) on […]

Recordings of Blue Whales sound with single hydrophone and Ecological Acoustic Recorders (EARs)

In courtesy of  Iversen, M.,  Rasmussen, M. H., Magnúsdóttir, E. E. and Lammers, M. O. 2011 Abstract Blue whale calls were recorded from the 21st to 23rd of June 2009 with a single hydrophone and Ecological Acoustical Recorders (EARs). Fifteen (144 min.) out of 94 recordings made with the single hydrophone and 21 recordings (31.2 […]