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Table 2 Summary of recording sites, geographic locations, depth, available recording days, duty cycle (recording period/time period), sample rate and recorder type

From: Seasonal migrations of North Atlantic minke whales: novel insights from large-scale passive acoustic monitoring networks

Site Location Depth (m) Recording period (n days) Duty cycle (min) Sample rate (kHz) Recorder type
Davis Strait (A) 67.24/-58.8 350 10/23/06–10/05/07 (348) Cont. 2 HARU 1
SW Iceland (B) 58.0/-26.0 800 05/16/07–07/25/08 (437) Cont. 2 HARU1
Gulf of St. Lawrence (1) 50.25/-64.22 25 06/23/10–09/13/10 (83) Cont. 2 MARU2
Roseway Basin (2) 42.97/-65.06 145 07/02/04–08/17/05 (412) Cont. 2 HARU1
Emerald Basin (3) 43.34/-63.16 153 07/02/04–10/13/05 (469) Cont. 2 HARU1
Stellwagen Bank (4) 42.45/-70.31 71 12/18/08–03/19/10 (457) Cont. 2 MARU2
New York (5) 40.05/-71.82 90 02/29–05/15/08; 08/29–03/05/09 (266) Cont. 2 MARU2
Azores (C) 38.54/-29.04 190 04/10–09/17/10; 09/29/10–5/19/11(424) 1.5/30 50 EAR 3
Cape Espartel East (D) 35.87/-6.20 340 10/28/08–01/30/09 (95) 5/10 2 EAR 3
Strait of Gibraltar West (E) 36.03/-5.42 100 10/28/08–01/30/09 (95) 5/10 2 EAR 3
Onslow Bay (6) 33.68/-76.48 335 04/24–08/09/09; 11/08/09–04/20/10 (271) 5/10 200 HARP4
Savannah (F) 31.83/-80.70 17 11/18/09–03/16/10 (119) Cont. 2 MARU 2
Jacksonville 1 (7) 30.27/-80.06 91 02/22–07/30/10; 08/26/10–01/25/11 (312) 5/10 200 HARP4
Jacksonville 2 (8) 30.28/-80.06 305 09/13–10/08/09; 12/03/09–01/07/10 (62) Cont. 2 MARU2
Jacksonville 3 (9) 30.34/-81.21 17 11/19/09–06/04/10 (197) Cont. 2 MARU2
Saba Bank (10) 17.51/-63.19 30 10/27/11–04/28/12 (185) 30/120 16 MARU2
  1. Sites at which no minke whale pulse train detections were made are in italics. See the following references for details about recorder electronics and sensitivities: (1) HARU phones: [90]; (2) Marine Autonomous Recording Unit (MARU): [91]; (3) Ecological Acoustic Recorder (EAR): [92]; (4) High-frequency Acoustic Recording Package (HARP) [93].