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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (16): jeb193318.
Published: 16 August 2019
... and spinal cord to muscles that perform behaviors. However, studies across phyla indicate that motor neurons also contribute to the function of pattern-generating circuits. CPG Behavior Circuit Collateral Locomotion Vocalization Feeding Behaviors are produced by contractions of muscles...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (17): jeb179416.
Published: 11 September 2018
...D. Reby; M. T. Wyman; R. Frey; B. D. Charlton; J. P. Dalmont; J. Gilbert ABSTRACT Males of several species of deer have a descended and mobile larynx, resulting in an unusually long vocal tract, which can be further extended by lowering the larynx during call production. Formant frequencies...
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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 (2014) 217 (14): 2440–2444.
Published: 15 July 2014
.... wrote the manuscript. Competing interests The authors declare no competing financial interests. 21 1 2014 15 4 2014 © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Acoustic communication Audio-vocal integration Bat echolocation Lombard effect Signal masking...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (13): 2377–2389.
Published: 1 July 2014
...Eileen L. McIver; Margaret A. Marchaterre; Aaron N. Rice; Andrew H. Bass Toadfishes are among the best-known groups of sound-producing (vocal) fishes and include species commonly known as toadfish and midshipman. Although midshipman have been the subject of extensive investigation of the neural...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (7): 1046–1057.
Published: 1 April 2014
...Ni Y. Feng; Andrew H. Bass Melatonin is a well-documented time-keeping hormone that can entrain an individual's physiology and behavior to the day–night cycle, though surprisingly little is known about its influence on the neural basis of social behavior, including vocalization. Male midshipman...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (18): 3542–3550.
Published: 15 September 2013
...Christian Brandt; Jens Malmkvist; Rasmus L. Nielsen; Nanna Brande-Lavridsen; Annemarie Surlykke SUMMARY American mink ( Neovison vison ) kits are born altricial and fully dependent on maternal care, for which the kits' vocalizations appear essential. We used auditory brainstem responses (ABRs...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (21): 3619–3629.
Published: 1 November 2011
...Sabyasachi Roy; Cory T. Miller; Dane Gottsch; Xiaoqin Wang SUMMARY The natural environment is inherently noisy with acoustic interferences. It is, therefore, beneficial for a species to modify its vocal production to effectively communicate in the presence of interfering noises. Non-human primates...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (20): 3252–3262.
Published: 15 October 2009
...Tine K. Rubow; Andrew H. Bass SUMMARY Seasonal and circadian rhythms control fundamental physiological processes including neural excitability and synaptic plasticity that can lead to the periodic modulation of motor behaviors like social vocalizations. Parental male midshipman fish produce three...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (24): 4994–5004.
Published: 15 December 2006
... , 2212 -2221. Ladich, F. ( 1990 ). Vocalization during agonistic behavior in Cottus gobio (Cottidae): an acoustic threat display. Ethology 84 , 193 -201. Ladich, F. ( 2004 ). Sound production and acoustic communication. In The Senses of Fish (ed. G. von der Emde, J. Mogdans and B. G...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (8): 1445–1457.
Published: 15 April 2001
... in the family Ranidae. Trunk-muscle mitochondrial volume, V V (mt,f), was proportionally higher in species with higher mean calling rates (number of notes per hour), irrespective of the familial affinity of a species and the thermal environment in which it vocalized. Trunk-muscle capillary length density, J V...
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J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (22): 3225–3237.
Published: 15 November 1999
... muscles in a cockroach . J. Exp. Biol . 201 , 997 – 1012 . 10.1242/jeb.201.7.997 Gerhardt , H. C. ( 1994 ). The evolution of vocalization in frogs and toad . Annu. Rev. Ecol. Syst . 25 , 293 – 324 . 10.1146/annurev.es.25.110194.001453 Girgenrath , M. and Marsh , R...
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J Exp Biol (1998) 201 (10): 1637–1649.
Published: 15 May 1998
...Mechteld R. Ballintijn; Carel Ten Cate ABSTRACT The mechanism of sound production in the collared dove Streptopelia decaocto was studied to test the validity of the ‘whistle’ model and to analyze the role of vocal tract resonances. In this study, the vocalizations of six male adult doves were...
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J Exp Biol (1997) 200 (24): 3101–3108.
Published: 15 December 1997
... vocalization sound production Sound-producing muscles are among the fastest known skeletal muscles in animals; e.g. the swimbladder muscles in toadfish ( Opsanus tau ) and in plainfin midshipman ( Porichthys notatus ), the tymbal muscles in the cicada ( Okanagana vanduzeei ), the shaker muscles...
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J Exp Biol (1997) 200 (16): 2165–2176.
Published: 15 August 1997
...Franz Goller; Ole Næsbye Larsen ABSTRACT The in situ biomechanics of the vocal organ, the syrinx, was studied in anesthetized pigeons using fiberoptic instruments. The role of syringeal muscles was determined by electrical stimulation, and phonation was induced by injecting gas...
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J Exp Biol (1996) 199 (9): 1907–1919.
Published: 1 September 1996
...Blinda E. Mcclelland; Walter Wilczynski; Michael J. Ryan ABSTRACT We investigated the relationships among spectral and temporal advertisement-call characteristics and the sizes of the laryngeal and ear components thought to underlie the generation and reception of species-specific vocalizations...