sperm whale diving

From: Peter M Scheifele (acousticp2@juno.com)
Date: Sun Apr 01 2001 - 17:57:06 EDT


Carina

They have adapted respiratory and circulatory systems that allow them to
shunt blood to vital organs during deep dives, hold breath for a long
time and deal with great pressures.
Best
Peter

On Sat, 31 Mar 2001 18:31:31 -0000 "carina mårtensson"
<puckot_nr1@hotmail.com> writes:
> hey!
> i wonder why sperm whale can dive so deep? and how they are develope
> for
> that?
>
> /carina
>
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