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University of the Azores
Dept. of Oceanography and Fisheries

Sperm Whale Research Program
The Sperm Whale
T. Arnbon Photo

Sperm Whale
(Physeter macrocephalus)

Argos Number: 10015
Data Table - Argos Number: 10015


10015 Date: 26.05.98 14:24:00 (Tagged)
Lat1: 38.487N Long: 28.839W

10015 Date: 27.05.98 23:23:36 LC:B
Lat1: 39.579N Lon1: 28.284

10015 Date: 28.05.98 LC:2
Lat1: 40.536 Lon1: 28.427W

10015 Date : 28.05.98 23:11:52 LC : B
Lat1 : 40.566N Lon1 : 28.204W

10015 Date: 29.5.98 23:03:00 LC:0
Lat1: 41.458N Lon1: 27:792

10015 Date: 30.05.98 04:51:54 LC: 1
Lat1: 41.693 Lon1: 27:513

Sample Questions and Activities--

1. How far do sperm whales travel a day? (Average)
2. How far did they travel since their initial tagging?
3. Why do you think they are traveling in a particular direction?
4. Why do whales/porpoises migrate?
5. What is the average rate of travel?
6. What other questions do you have regarding whale movements?
7. How would you find your answers?
8. What other information would you need?


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