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Purposeful Changes in the Structure of Echolocation Pulses in Tursiops Truncatus

  • Evgeniy V. Romanenko
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 196)

Abstract

In echolocation of obstacles and fish, dolphins normally rely on stereotyped pulses (Romanenko, 1974; Belkovitch and Dubrovsky, 1976). These pulses consist of 1–1.5 waves and their shape and frequency spectra are resistant to environmental changes. Even a considerable increase in the noise level in the ambient environment by means of sources distant from the dolphin causes no noticeable changes in pulse shape and frequency spectra.

Keywords

Pulse Shape Noise Source Noise Generator Main Pulse External Auditory Meatus 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Evgeniy V. Romanenko
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  1. 1.A. N. Severtsov Institute of Evolutionary Animal Morphology and EcologyUSSR Academy of SciencesMoscowUSSR

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