Accession Number:

AD0614987

Title:

CONDITIONED RESPONSE STUDIES OF CETACEANS.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES

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Report Date:

1964-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

The research was planned to attack four major problem areas of cetacean biology, using conditioned response techniques. These were 1 To develope a porpoise that could be released and retrieved in the open ocean, using conditioned response training and sound retrieval cueing. 2 To measure the maximum swimming speed in this animal using an open water timing range. 3 To measure diving depth using the trained animal and a depth telemeter. 4 To carry out detailed dissections and description of a putative lower jaw waveguide system, and its relation to the inner ear.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE