Sounds Made by Gadus morhua
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Sound produced yes, active sound production
Type of sound produced escape sounds, growls & thumps
Sound production organ swim bladder
Sound mechanism vibration by contraction of associated muscles, possibly reinforced by passage of gas over sharp traverse septa between lobes of swimbladder
Behavioural context under duress (handling or electric stimulation)
Reference Fish, M.P. and W.H. Mowbray, 1970
Remark no spontaneous sounds recorded, but known to occur during flight & threat display & spawning preliminaries (males)
Entered by Kaschner, Kristin on 08.24.01
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