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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (16): jeb193318.
Published: 16 August 2019
... the brain 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...
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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...
Includes: Supplementary data
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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 (2015) 218 (6): 849–857.
Published: 15 March 2015
...Elizabeth C. Leininger; Ken Kitayama; Darcy B. Kelley ABSTRACT Phylogenetic studies can reveal patterns of evolutionary change, including the gain or loss of elaborate courtship traits in males. Male African clawed frogs generally produce complex and rapid courtship vocalizations, whereas female...
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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...
Includes: Supplementary data
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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...
Includes: Supplementary data
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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 (2012) 215 (16): 2849–2852.
Published: 15 August 2012
... for blind sand-dwelling chrysochlorid golden moles. Studying the vocal behaviour of captive piebald shrews, Diplomesodon pulchellum , we documented vibrations, apparently generated by the whole-body wall muscles, from 11 (5 male, 6 female) of 19 animals, placed singly on a drum membrane. The airborne waves...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
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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...
Includes: Supplementary data
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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 (2009) 212 (9): 1377–1391.
Published: 1 May 2009
...Aaron N. Rice; Andrew H. Bass SUMMARY Toadfishes (Teleostei: Batrachoididae) are one of the best-studied groups for understanding vocal communication in fishes. However, sounds have only been recorded from a low proportion of taxa within the family. Here, we used quantitative bioacoustic...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (24): 4994–5004.
Published: 15 December 2006
... Reef Ecosystem Reserve, 6600 Kalaniana'ole Hwy, Honolulu, HI 96825, USA 19 10 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 butterflyfish Chaetodon vocalization laterophysic lateral line hearing communication Behavioral displays provide important inter...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (16): 3121–3131.
Published: 15 August 2005
...Joseph A. Sisneros; Andrew H. Bass SUMMARY The auditory system of adult midshipman fish Porichthys notatus Girard is an important sensory receiver system used during intraspecific social communication to encode conspecific vocalizations, but the response properties and function of this system...
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J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (22): 3225–3237.
Published: 15 November 1999
... 1999 work loop external oblique muscle frequency sawtooth length trajectory power output vocalization force–velocity twitch contractile properties tree frog Hyla chrysoscelis Hyla versicolor Sound-producing muscles can provide a suitable model to study the limits of power...
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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: 1 December 1997
... of kinetic energy in the trunk, the energy to stretch the elastic trunk must be provided by the pressure of the air returning from the vocal sac as it recoils elastically. After the glottis closes, this elastic energy could bring about the initial shortening of the trunk muscles. This energy return could...
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J Exp Biol (1997) 200 (16): 2165–2176.
Published: 1 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...
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J Exp Biol (1995) 198 (1): 175–191.
Published: 1 January 1995
...Winston C. Lancaster; O. W. Henson, Jr; A. W. Keating ABSTRACT The structure of the thoracic and abdominal walls of Pteronotus parnellii (Microchiroptera: Mormoopidae) was described with respect to their function in respiration and vocalization. We monitored electromyographic activity...