Sounds Made by Epinephelus morio
Picture by Sampaio, C.L.S.

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Sound produced yes, active sound production
Type of sound produced booms
Sound production organ swim bladder
Sound mechanism vibration by contraction of associated muscles (probably similar as in Epinephelus striatus)
Behavioural context competitive feeding
Reference Fish, M.P. and W.H. Mowbray, 1970
Remark single sound recorded (repeated 4 x), recorded with bandpass filter: 40 -1200 Hz
Entered by Kaschner, Kristin on 08.31.01
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