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the air spaces that connect the throat region with the openings of the nose, known as the nares. It is also sometimes referred to as the nasal passages.
sounds made up of only a small range of frequencies
grown, produced, or originating in a particular place or in the vicinity (of, relating to, or present at birth).
the examination and dissection of a body to determine the cause of death; autopsy
New Millennium Observatory Network; a project, which records and transmits daily temperature and pressure readings from Axial Volcano
An electrical and chemical signal sent along nerve fibers
small, sensory receptors of arranged hair cells located along the lateral line, which respond to motion between the fish and the surrounding water
new england mussel
an unwanted sound or a sound that interferes with the perception of another signal, whether it be through recording or hearing.
sounds made without the use of vocal folds or other body parts whose primary function is moving air for sound production. These sounds are typically made by slapping a body part on the water or land surface, or by forcefully clapping body parts together. Non-vocal sounds may be used to communicate acoustically.
a line that is perpendicular (makes a 90 degree angle) to a surface
North Atlantic right whale
North Pacific right whale
Northern bottlenose whale
Northern elephant seal
Northern fur seal
correctly deciding on the basis of a statistical test that a signal is absent when it is in fact absent.
the hypothesis that there is not a real difference between the means of two data sets.