Sounds Made by Caranx latus
Picture by Estrada Anaya, R.A.

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Sound produced yes, active sound production
Type of sound produced thumps & scratchy grunts
Sound production organ pharyngeal teeth & swim bladder
Sound mechanism pharyngeal teeth stridulation amplified by adjacent swim bladder. Also vibration of swim bladder by contraction of body muscles
Behavioural context when alarmed and under duress (manual & electric stimulation)
Reference Fish, M.P. and W.H. Mowbray, 1970
Remark part of recording is made in open lagoon & includes some feeding sounds, recording amplified by 6 dB and low pass noise reduction filter (< 3600 Hz) applied
Entered by Kaschner, Kristin on 11.09.01
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