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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (12): jeb241661.
Published: 18 June 2021
... túngara frogs and fringe-lipped bats generally rely on acoustic mating signals to find male túngara frogs in a mating or foraging context, respectively. However, two additional cues (vocal sac inflation and water ripples) can enhance detection and choice behavior. To date, we do not know the natural...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (14): 2449–2455.
Published: 15 July 2014
...J. A. Goldbogen; A. K. Stimpert; S. L. DeRuiter; J. Calambokidis; A. S. Friedlaender; G. S. Schorr; D. J. Moretti; P. L. Tyack; B. L. Southall Low-frequency acoustic signals generated by baleen whales can propagate over vast distances, making the assignment of calls to specific individuals...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (3): 344–350.
Published: 01 February 2014
... to be the primary acoustic attractant for females, and its brevity and precision may allow its emitter to remain undetectable. While the acoustic repertoire of teleost fishes may be less diverse compared with terrestrial species, the disruptive grunts indicate fish have the capacity for complex acoustic...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (15): 2641–2648.
Published: 01 August 2011
... by American lobsters may serve to deter potential fish predators. * Author for correspondence ( win@unh.edu ) 27 4 2011 © 2011. 2011 lobster acoustics carapace cod striped bass predators It well known that decapod crustaceans are capable of sound production using a variety...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (14): 2409–2415.
Published: 15 July 2011
... range obtained from the hearing measurements of a Gervais' beaked whale previously tested using contact acoustic stimulation and emphasize the importance of obtaining rapid hearing measurements on live stranded animals to improve the understanding of poorly known species. * Author...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (18): 3138–3143.
Published: 15 September 2010
.... 104 , 579 - 584 . Busnel R. G. , Dziedzic A. ( 1966 ). Acoustic signals of the pilot whale (Globicephala melaena) and of the porpoises (Delphinus delphis and Phocoena phocoena) . In Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises (ed. Norris K. S. ), pp. 607 - 646 . Berkeley : University...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (11): 1940–1949.
Published: 01 June 2010
...-ranging baiji (Lipotes vexillifer), finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides), and bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) . J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 104 , 2511 - 2516 . Andersen S. H. , Amundin M. ( 1976 ). Possible predator-related adaption of sound production and hearing...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (7): 1107–1114.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... However, they are more abundant during disturbance than during intraspecific social interactions ( Kaatz, 1999 ; Kaatz, 2002 ) and thus may also serve as a warning signal to predators [an acoustic aposematic function ( Pfeiffer and Eisenberg, 1965 )], although very few Synodontis species have been...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (21): 3542–3552.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Michael L. Fine; Charles B. King; Timothy M. Cameron SUMMARY Both the swimbladder and sonic muscles of the oyster toadfish Opsanus tau (Linnaeus) increase in size with fish growth making it difficult to distinguish their relative contributions to sound production. We examined acoustics...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (17): 3421–3429.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Heidi Pye Henninger; Winsor H. Watson, III SUMMARY American lobsters produce carapace vibrations, which also lead to waterborne acoustic signals, by simultaneously contracting the antagonistic remotor and promotor muscles located at the base of the second antenna. These vibrations have a mean...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (12): 2459–2466.
Published: 15 June 2005
... herring and whale tail. Also the forces causing debilitation of the fish are not understood. Here we present an acoustic analysis of underwater tail slaps using a multi-channel wide (150 kHz) band recording system. Underwater tail slaps produced by Norwegian killer whales generated sounds consisting...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (8): 1495–1512.
Published: 15 April 2005
...Kenneth N. Prestwich; Kristin O'Sullivan SUMMARY We here report the first simultaneous measurement of metabolic cost of calling, acoustic power and efficiency of sound production in animals –the mole crickets Scapteriscus borellii and S. vicinus (Gryllotalpidae). We measured O 2 consumption, CO 2...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (15): 2183–2188.
Published: 01 August 2002
... and swimbladder. Sounds produced by male weakfish occur at the time and location of spawning and have been observed in courtship in captivity. Each call includes a series of 6-10 sound pulses, and each pulse expresses a damped, 2-3 cycle acoustic waveform generated by single simultaneous twitches of the bilateral...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (16): 2827–2841.
Published: 15 August 2001
...W. J. BAILEY; H. C. BENNET-CLARK; N. H. FLETCHER SUMMARY For most insects, size determines the call frequency. This paper describes the acoustics of a small brachypterous cricket ( Rufocephalus sp.;body length 9.6 mm) producing a call with a carrier frequency of approximately 3.2 kHz from...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 144 (1): 53–80.
Published: 01 July 1989
... (acoustic power/metabolic power) were calculated for each species and compared with values from other frogs, insects and loudspeakers. Efficiencies in hylids vary between 0.8 and 4.9%. 8. Factors that contribute to determining the efficiency of sound production are reviewed. Small animals such as frogs...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 128 (1): 383–409.
Published: 01 March 1987
...H. C. BENNET-CLARK During burrow digging by the mole cricket Scapteriscus acletus Rehn and Hubbard, the burrow is enlarged and shaped in a series of digging cycles, each lasting 1–2min, and song chirps are produced after every cycle. The song becomes up to 18 dB louder and acoustically purer during...