Sounds Made by Morone saxatilis
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Sound produced yes, active sound production
Type of sound produced low "unk", thumps, clicks, scrapes & escape sounds
Sound production organ swim bladder, teeth
Sound mechanism no associated swim bladder musculature, probably vibration by general body contraction
Behavioural context startle or duress (handling or electric stimulation)
Reference Fish, M.P. and W.H. Mowbray, 1970
Remark sound always coincident with suddenly increased activity
Entered by Kaschner, Kristin on 08.24.01
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