Sounds Made by Diplectrum formosum
Picture by Johnson, L.

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Sound produced yes, active sound production
Type of sound produced escape sounds, rasps, grunts
Sound production organ swim bladder
Sound mechanism vibration of swim bladder by contraction of body musculature
Behavioural context escape sound when disturbed, rasps when netted, grunts under duress (electric stimulation)
Reference Fish, M.P. and W.H. Mowbray, 1970
Remark recorded with bandpass filter: 30 -1200 Hz, recording amplified by 9 dB
Entered by Kaschner, Kristin on 09.24.01
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