The Salish Sea Hydrophone Network

Put your new listening skills to use! Click on a hydrophone node on the map or the links below to get started.

Salish Sea Hydrophone Network Listening Stations

Did you hear something? Report what you heard!

As the study progresses, we are finding that humans are at least as important as computers in detecting orca calls. People are often better at recognizing orca sounds, but they aren't always listening; the computer is always listening, but it sometimes misses the orcas.

Click on a Location to Listen


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