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Title: Analysis of cohesion calls in "Orcinus orca" (Linnaeus, 1758)
Authors: Lalueza Broto, Estela
Director: Castro Hernández, José Juan 
Almunia Portolés, Javier 
UNESCO Clasification: 251005 Zoología marina
Keywords: Orcas
Issue Date: 2016
Abstract: The killer whales emit emit vocal signals to maintain group cohesion. It is assumed discrete calls are used as cohesion calls, nevertheless has not been tested if any of them could be used for other reason. Combining different stereotyped discretes calls into specific sequences increases the probability to happen a call with response. The acoustic activity of five orcas (Orcinus orca) was monitored during five different nights and distributed in three pools, leaving one orca in pool A and the rest of the group between pools B and C. Out of 4311 classified vocalizations were obtained 632 call-response sequences between different pools.
Department: Biología
Faculty: Facultad de Ciencias del Mar
Degree: Alumnos de intercambio
Rights: by-nc-nd
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