@pagophilus.orgArturo Serrano's Guide to Harp Seal Vocalizations

Harp seals emit a wide variety of underwater sounds, and probably have the richest vocal repertoire among all seals. Harp seals produce at least 18 call types. Here you can listen and look at some of the sonograms of the different call types that harp seals produce:


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Harp Seals Calling


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"Black Bird"?

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Double Grunt?


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Sine Wave

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Whistle?


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Call Type 18?


Arturo Serrano is a PhD student currently studying harp seal vocalizations in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada. He can be reached via e-mail at this address:
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