Sounds Made by Myripristis jacobus
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Sound produced yes, active sound production
Type of sound produced grunts, clicks
Sound production organ swim bladder devided by transverse constriction, possibly teeth
Sound mechanism vibration by contraction of associated muscles, possibly with ribs serving as "drum heads" (probably same mechanism as in Holocentrus ascensionis), maybe stridulation of teeth
Behavioural context under duress (handling or startle)
Reference Fish, M.P. and W.H. Mowbray, 1970
Remark sounds also recorded from free-ranging animals, when alarmed
Entered by Kaschner, Kristin on 08.24.01
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