Accession Number:

ADA134772

Title:

Aerial Surveys of Endangered Whales in the Beaufort, Eastern Chukchi, and Northern Bearing Seas, 1982.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Apr-Oct 82,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEAN SYSTEMS CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date:

1983-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

390.0

Abstract:

Aerial surveys and acoustic recordings of bowhead whales and, secondarily, other marine mammals were made from mid-April through May and from mid-July through mid-October 1982 in the northern Bering, eastern Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas. Survey results and observations on bowhead distribution, relative abundance, migration patterns, general behavior, and sound production for spring and fall seasons are presented. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE