Archive for October 5th, 2007

L-pod encounter

Friday, October 5, 2007

Left Aleck Bay this morning and heard via VHF that L-pod might be inbound in the Straits of Juan de Fuca. Headed up west side and encountered L-pod between Salmon Bank and South Beach at around 11:00. By 1:30 they could be heard on the Lime Kiln hydrophone. Stayed with them while towing our hydrophone array today and got 4Gb of data that should help us figure out the call sequences between a group of females spanning three generations. They were headed north in Swanson Channel (NW corner of San Juan Islands) around 1800PST on 10/5.

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