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Table 2 Monthly MSSI values for each track (mean ± standard deviation), where MSSI ≥ 0.6 indicates transiting behavior and MSSI ≤ 0.4 indicates ARS

From: Behavior of satellite-tracked Antarctic minke whales (Balaenoptera bonaerensis) in relation to environmental factors around the western Antarctic Peninsula

  Whale 1 Whale 2 Whale 3
Total track 0.40 ± 0.23 0.72 ± 0.26 0.44 ± 0.37
February 0.18 ± 0.14 0.55 ± 0.34 0.15 ± 0.06
March 0.46 ± 0.24 0.65 ± 0.19 0.18 ± 0.12
April 0.42 ± 0.18 0.73 ± 0.22 0.13 ± 0.13
May 0.49 ± 0.20 0.97 ± 0.03 0.26 ± 0.13
June 0.86 ± 0.16
July 0.94 ± 0.05
August 0.97 ± 0.01
  1. The tags on the first two whales discontinued transmission in May, whereas the third whale’s tag remained transmitting until August