Sounds Made by Diapterus rhombeus
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Sound produced yes, active sound production
Type of sound produced escape knocks, thumps, knocks & scrapes
Sound production organ swim bladder & possibly teeth (similar to Gerres cinereus)
Sound mechanism vibration of swim bladder & possibly stridulation of teeth (similar to Gerres cinereus)
Behavioural context under duress (single raspy escape knock when held by tail, series of thumps, knocks & scrapes with manual and electric stimulation)
Reference Fish, M.P. and W.H. Mowbray, 1970
Entered by Kaschner, Kristin on 11.09.01
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