Elephant seals at Point Reyes National Seashore 1

Title Elephant seals at Point Reyes National Seashore 1
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Common Name Northern Elephant Seal
Scientific Name Mirounga angustirostris
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Craniata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Phocidae
Genus Mirounga
Subject Mammals; Places; Nature sounds
Spatial Coverage Point Reyes National Seashore (Calif.); Marin County (Calif.); California
Creator Nafis, Gary
Media Rights Management Audio file copyright Gary Nafis, http://www.californiaherps.com/. All rights reserved
Publisher Western Soundscape Archive; University of Utah
Date 2008-11-17
Type Sound
Format image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications Compressed from .wav format into .mp4 delivery format
Contributing Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112; Ecological and animal data provided by NatureServe. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available http://www.natureserve.org/explorer
Description Vocalizations of distant elephant seals
Photo Rights Management Public Domain; Photo courtesy of U.S. National Park Service; http://www.nps.gov/pore/naturescience/images/pic_esealcolony_285x190.jpg
Note Recorded from far above near Chimney Rock Point Reyes. Seals were lying on a sandy beach in a small cove.
Full Nature Serve Report http://www.natureserve.org/explorer/servlet/NatureServe?searchSpeciesUid=ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.105540
ARK ark:/87278/s6m04jsj
Setname uu_wss
Date Created 2009-09-10
Date Modified 2011-02-22
ID 1118479
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=1118479
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