Animal Sonar pp 323-328 | Cite as

Detection Abilities and Signal Characteristics of Echolocating False Killer Whales (Pseudorca crassidens)

  • Jeanette Thomas
  • Mark Stoermer
  • Clark Bowers
  • Les Anderson
  • Alan Garver
Part of the NATO ASI Science book series (NSSA, volume 156)

Abstract

False killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) are deep-diving, pelagic animals that inhabit tropical and temperate waters of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Highly social animals, they have been seen in herds of more than 100 individuals. They feed on squid and large fish.

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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeanette Thomas
    • 1
  • Mark Stoermer
    • 1
  • Clark Bowers
    • 2
  • Les Anderson
    • 2
  • Alan Garver
    • 3
  1. 1.Naval Ocean System CenterKailuaUSA
  2. 2.Naval Ocean System CenterSan DiegoUSA
  3. 3.Sea World Inc.San DiegoUSA

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