Fw: Migration patterns of Kogia breviceps

From: Peter M Scheifele (acousticp2@juno.com)
Date: Wed Mar 21 2001 - 15:29:44 EST


Peter M."Skip" Scheifele LCDR USN (Ret.)
Director of Bioacoustic Research, University of Connecticut NURC NA&GL
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--------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Peter M Scheifele <acousticp2@juno.com>
To: nverducci@earthlink.net
Cc: pita@whale.wheelock.edu,ask@whale.wheelock.edu
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 00:44:34 -0500
Subject: Migration patterns of Kogia breviceps
Message-ID: <20010321.004454.-37264621.6.acousticp2@juno.com>

Hi Roger

The movements of the Pygmy Sperm Whale are not well known since they are
rarely seen. What we think we know comes from strandings. They don't
seem to migrate at all around South Africa. They seem to inhabit nearly
all subtropical, tropical and temperate waters of the world. Strandings
are common along the North American east and west coasts as far north as
Nova Scotia and south as far as Texas, New Zealand, Australia, Peru and
Japan.
Best
Dr. Pete

On Tue, 20 Mar 2001 17:56:41 -0800 "Nancy Verducci"
<nverducci@earthlink.net> writes:
> Dear Peter Scheifele,
> My name is Roger Verducci. I am 11 years old. I am doing a
> report on the Pygmy sperm whale. I need to know a lot of things for
> This report. The thing I can't find is the migration pattern for the
> Pygmy sperm whale. If you can help me, please do.
>
>
> Thank You,
>
> Roger V.

Peter M."Skip" Scheifele LCDR USN (Ret.)
Director of Bioacoustic Research, University of Connecticut NURC NA&GL
(Voice) 860-405-9103/9121; acousticp2@juno.com;
scheifel@uconnvm.uconn.edu
www.nurc.uconn.edu
http://ap.nurc.uconn.edu/cos/



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