Polar Biology

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 165–166 | Cite as

Do Weddell seals sing?

  • K. Green
  • H. R. Burton
Short Note


A series of underwater calls in the form of a recognisable sequence is described for the Weddell seal. The sequence was only heard from the period of pupping to the end of mating and was heard in 1984 but not 1983.


Weddell Seal Recognisable Sequence Underwater Call 
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© Springer-Verlag 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Green
    • 1
  • H. R. Burton
    • 1
  1. 1.Antarctic DivisionKingstonAustralia

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