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What is the origin of this underwater low-frequency upsweep signal?

I've been trying to identify underwater sounds recorded in the eastern North Atlantic Ocean, at a 500 Hz sampling rate. I observed this low-frequency upsweep that was only produced once, but it shows ...
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Cetacean clicks: species recognition

I'm trying to undestand at which species could belong these clicks. I attach the Raven Pro view. Could someone have an idea?
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Help identifying a marine mammal from near Port Townsend, Washington, USA

The sighting is in this creative commons repo I am curating: The whistles start at ...
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Low-Frequency (likely baleen whale) Sound from Unknown Source - Oregon coast

Greetings Bioacoustics Community! I am looking for a bit of input regarding a set of low-frequency variable calls that are likely of baleen whale origin. The data were collected in April of 2023 off ...
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Help identifying the species or group for this ultrasonic vocalization (a rat?)

I am reviewing some audio recorded with an Audiomoth a couple of weeks ago in Bolivia (south America). The target group was bats, but I found these vocalizations which are unlikely for a bat due to ...
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Help Identifying Low-Frequency Sound

hoping to get some assistance identifying this sound type. I'm currently in the process of reviewing some data collected from a stationary hydrophone off the southeastern coast of Vancouver Island, ...
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Loose ID on soundscape recordings from Borneo

I'm doing some outreach and wanted to show some examples of what species can be ID'd from audio recordings. I've ID'd the Gibbon and a Bearded Pig (blue and red boxes ,respectively) + am getting some ...
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How do we know what species makes a specific vocalization?

I have read a number of marine bioacoustics papers with figures of spectrograms of different call types produced by a specific species [I'm mainly thinking about baleen whales, but could apply to ...
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ID guide for freshwater pond hydrophone sounds

What resources are available to help identify common sounds from freshwater pond hydrophone recordings? I can identify a number of distinct patterns which I imagine are probably characteristic of ...
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Mystery marine animal vocalization in spring in the Bering Strait

I have manually analyzed acoustic data (Oct-May 2009-2021) from a moored hydrophone in the Bering Strait (65.78, -168.57) — about 15 km from Little Diomede and 24 km from mainland Alaska. The ...
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Unknown marine mammal call - low frequency - Evans Strait, Hudson Bay

I am working on a marine mammal survey off the coasts of Southampton Island, Hudson Bay. After checking several sound libraries, I have not been able to identify the species that makes the call below. ...
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