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

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Sound produced yes, active sound production
Type of sound produced 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 under duress (manual stimulation), sound production not easily provoked
Reference Fish, M.P. and W.H. Mowbray, 1970
Remark recordings of two specimens
Entered by Kaschner, Kristin on 11.09.01
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