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February 7th, 2019

This recording of orcas (Orcinus orca) is part of a series of recordings from an oceanic soundscape project using a deep-sea cabled observatory off the California coast. More information about this research project is available in a publication.

The recording was made on 13 April 2018. © 2018 Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

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    MBARI_MARS 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Thanks, orcasound! We have a lot to learn about orcas in our region and will tap into orcasound resources for this purpose.

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    orcasound 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    This doesn't sound like SRKWs (which rarely make it so far south along the U.S. west coast), so the ecotype is likely west coast transient or offshore.

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