Sounds Made by Haemulon sciurus
Picture by Valkenier - Pope, C.

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Sound produced yes, active sound production
Type of sound produced feeding noise & scratchy grunts
Sound production organ pharyngeal teeth & swim bladder (similar to Haemulon album)
Sound mechanism pharyngeal teeth stridulation amplified by adjacent swim bladder (similar to Haemulon album)
Behavioural context weak chewing noise during competitive feeding, scratchy grunting with mild annoyance
Reference Fish, M.P. and W.H. Mowbray, 1970
Remark recordings of three specimens
Entered by Kaschner, Kristin on 11.09.01
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