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First evidence of fish larvae producing sounds.
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PMID:  25274018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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The acoustic ecology of marine fishes has traditionally focused on adults, while overlooking the early life-history stages. Here, we document the first acoustic recordings of pre-settlement stage grey snapper larvae (Lutjanus griseus). Through a combination of in situ and unprovoked laboratory recordings, we found that L. griseus larvae are acoustically active during the night, producing 'knock' and 'growl' sounds that are spectrally and temporally similar to those of adults. While the exact function and physiological mechanisms of sound production in fish larvae are unknown, we suggest that these sounds may enable snapper larvae to maintain group cohesion at night when visual cues are reduced.
Authors:
Erica Staaterman; Claire B Paris; Andrew S Kough
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biology letters     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1744-957X     ISO Abbreviation:  Biol. Lett.     Publication Date:  2014 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-10-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101247722     Medline TA:  Biol Lett     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2014 The Author(s) Published by the Royal Society. All rights reserved.
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