An instrument for detecting, and registering the distance and direction of, sound transmitted through water.
A device used to detect or monitor sound under water. Hydrophones are often installed or towed in arrays that can be used to pinpoint a sound source or provide sea-floor imaging as part of a sonar system.
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The example shown is deploying an underwater hydrophone for detecting Harbor Porpoise movements.
The Durlston Marine Research Area is home to the world's first permanent hydrophone (underwater microphone ).
The directional hydrophone extends the receiver's capabilities for real-time animal tracking studies.