Sounds Made by Anisotremus virginicus
Picture by Bertoncini, A.A.

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Sound produced yes, active sound production
Type of sound produced thumps, knocks & 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 (series of grunts during manual stimulation, knocks during electrical stimulation)
Reference Fish, M.P. and W.H. Mowbray, 1970
Remark recordings of two specimens
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