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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (19): jeb242905.
Published: 6 October 2021
... and communication signals, contestants gather information about their opponent, adjust their behavior accordingly, and can thereby avoid high costs of escalating fights. We tracked electrocommunication signals known as ‘rises’ and agonistic behaviors of the gymnotiform electric fish Apteronotus leptorhynchus...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (22): jeb227603.
Published: 18 November 2020
.... in chameleons as well as in crocodilians). As communication between reptiles is often at close range, it is likely that researchers will find more examples of closed-mouth vocalizations when vibratory signals are examined in addition to the standard sound signals that are normally recorded during bioacoustic...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (17): jeb226316.
Published: 1 September 2020
... in the production of their rich vocal repertoires. Here, using suction cup hydrophones on the head of a trained beluga whale, we measured seven different communication signal types and echolocation clicks in order to test the hypothesis that belugas produce distinct sounds unilaterally. We show that, like other...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (14): jeb225177.
Published: 29 July 2020
...Brooke J. Vetter; Joseph A. Sisneros ABSTRACT The plainfin midshipman fish ( Porichthys notatus ) is an established model for investigating acoustic communication because the reproductive success of this species is dependent on the production and reception of social acoustic signals. Previous work...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (10): jeb207878.
Published: 15 May 2020
...Annebelle C. M. Kok; Lisette van Kolfshoten; James A. Campbell; Alexander M. von Benda-Beckmann; Patrick J. O. Miller; Hans Slabbekoorn; Fleur Visser ABSTRACT Group-living animals must communicate to stay in contact. In long-finned pilot whales, there is a trade-off between the benefits of foraging...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (23): jeb216606.
Published: 3 December 2019
...Ida M. Kragh; Katherine McHugh; Randall S. Wells; Laela S. Sayigh; Vincent M. Janik; Peter L. Tyack; Frants H. Jensen ABSTRACT Anthropogenic underwater noise has increased over the past century, raising concern about the impact on cetaceans that rely on sound for communication, navigation...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (14): jeb204552.
Published: 15 July 2019
...Orphal Colleye; Brooke J. Vetter; Robert A. Mohr; Lane H. Seeley; Joseph A. Sisneros ABSTRACT The plainfin midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus , is a seasonally breeding, nocturnal marine teleost fish that produces acoustic signals for intraspecific social communication. Females rely on audition...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (4): jeb190660.
Published: 20 February 2019
...Amanda A. Lindeman; Jayne E. Yack ABSTRACT Many insects vary their song patterns to communicate different messages, but the underlying biomechanisms are often poorly understood. Here, we report on the mechanics of sound production and variation in an elytro-tergal stridulator, male Dendroctonus...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (14): jeb180729.
Published: 23 July 2018
.... ( 1989 ). Mother-infant communication in the lesser spear-nosed bat Phyllostomus discolor (Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae) - evidence for acoustic learning . Ethology   82 , 156 - 168 . 10.1111/j.1439-0310.1989.tb00496.x Esser , K.-H. and Schubert , J. ( 1998 ). Vocal dialects...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (5): jeb173252.
Published: 1 March 2018
... separately in the two brain hemispheres in lizards wherein laterality is observed in response to social colour stimuli but not in response to motion stimuli. Courtship Aggression Laterality Communication Vision Social interaction  …both the left and the right hemisphere may be conscious...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (24): 4689–4702.
Published: 15 December 2017
... of the SDMN in gravid females are differentially activated after exposure to high compared with low social salience contexts. Coupled with previous reports, these results demonstrate true chemosensory communication in both sexes of a single fish species, as well as reveal the neural substrates mediating intra...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (23): 4440–4449.
Published: 1 December 2017
.... ( 1998 ). Size and scale effects as constraints in insect sound communication . Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lon., B Biol. Sci.   353 , 407 - 419 . 10.1098/rstb.1998.0219 Blomberg , S. P. , Garland , T. , Jr and Ives , A. R. ( 2003 ). Testing for phyolgenetic signal in comparative...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (23): 4374–4376.
Published: 1 December 2017
... the consistency of the mechanism within Gobiidae. Acoustic Communication Gobiidae Gobionellinae Sound production in Gobiidae is documented in 23 species ( Horvatić et al., 2016 ; Lugli and Torricelli, 1999 ; Lugli et al., 1996 ; Malavasi et al., 2008 ) belonging to 10 different genera. Four...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (13): 2306–2317.
Published: 1 July 2017
..., cetaceans) differ fundamentally in the way they communicate acoustically. Terrestrial vertebrates primarily produce sounds by vibrating vocal tissue (folds) directly in an airflow. This mechanism has been modified in frogs and cetaceans, whereas fishes generate sounds in quite different ways mainly...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (6): 1146–1153.
Published: 15 March 2017
... regions of the train during rival assessment in a pattern similar to how peahens direct their attention toward potential mating partners. Attention Communication Pavo cristatus Sexual selection Vision Sexual selection operates through both female mate choice (intersexual selection...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (5): 856–867.
Published: 1 March 2017
... of the hindbrain vocal circuit accompany call pattern divergence during speciation in African clawed frogs. Central pattern generator Vocalization Communication Xenopus Evolution Motor The complex temporal dynamics of motor patterns arise from finely tuned circuits in the central nervous...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (2): 186–193.
Published: 15 January 2017
.... In summary, the pulse is made of two consecutive cycles and corresponds to one fin movement. Acoustic Communication Swimbladder In the field of fish acoustic communication, triggerfishes (Balistidae) are particularly well known because their ability to produce sounds has been reported for over...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (18): 2781–2789.
Published: 15 September 2016
... line system of nearby fish. This mechanosensory system is well studied for its role in obstacle avoidance and detection of inadvertent hydrodynamic cues generated during schooling and predator–prey interactions; however, little research has focused on the role of mechanosensory communication during...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (12): 1884–1892.
Published: 15 June 2016
... spectral sensitivities and body colours might evolve for visual communication, we model the effects of changes in viewing distance and depth on the appearance of fish colours for three teleosts: a barracuda, S phy raena helleri , which is dichromatic and two damselfishes, Chromis verater and Chromis hanui...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (11): 1744–1749.
Published: 1 June 2016
...Steffen R. Hage; Natalja Gavrilov; Andreas Nieder ABSTRACT The evolutionary origins of human language are obscured by the scarcity of essential linguistic characteristics in non-human primate communication systems. Volitional control of vocal utterances is one such indispensable feature of language...