Cool Hand Hertz

I was just writing of Neptunian exiles, then only today found out about the 52 Hertz whale.

Mammals are Moon ruled.
Whales are Jupiter ruled – though obviously, also Pisces.

The loneliest whale in the world, the 52-Hertz whale, sings a song no other whale will answer and travels the oceans alone. via EarthSky

52 Hertz whale is a loner, with no other filter feeding (or baleen) whales to socialize with.  Baleen whales are often loners, but they can also be found travelling in pods.

A pod is a social group of whales – they protect one another, migrate together and take care of each other’s young.  Typical whale pod groupings / sizes can be found here.

How long has 52 Hertz been alone ?  No one knows.  We just know 52 Hertz survives alone 20 years after his initial discovery.

Here is the 52 Hertz whale song via (speed increased for listening)
If you want to compare – there is a plethora of whale song here.

Other whale calls are between 15 and 25 Hertz.  So the 52 Hertz whale is a loner, with no other filter feeding (or baleen) whales answering in response – likely because they can’t hear it. 

Most blue whales frequency calls sound like the lowest note on a tuba; the 52 Hertz whale is about 8 notes higher.

Its unique call makes the 52 Hertz whale easy to track –  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has been tracking the whale since 1992, when they heard it while using an array of sooper sekrit hydrophones used by the (US) Navy to monitor enemy submarines.

Migration is Uranus and Neptune ruled.  How true this is for 52 Hertz.

The migration path of 52 Hertz is also unique (below) – unlike any known filter-feeding (or baleen) whales.  It also does not follow gray whale (common to PNW) migration patterns either, leading many to postulate the 52 Hertz whale is a hybrid.

A list of Cetaceans: Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises here.

More interesting whale song news:

According to John Hildebrand, who studies whale songs at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego, as blue whale populations have recovered due to world-wide protection acts, they have changed their songs – they have decreased the pitch of their songs about 30% from the 1960s to today.

John Hildebrand: The hypothesis that we’re putting forward is that the shift downward in frequency is a response to the increasing population of the animals. As the densities go up, the distance to the closest females is shortened, so you don’t have to have a song in high amplitude.


One more important thing – I am obviously not leaving until I point you to THE COVE.
Please help stop dolphin slaughter in Japan.
Thank you.


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