Sounds Made by Trachinotus falcatus
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Sound produced yes, active sound production
Type of sound produced escape sounds
Sound production organ pharyngeal teeth & swim bladder (similar to Trachinotus goodei)
Sound mechanism not specified, but probably pharyngeal teeth stridulation amplified by adjacent swim bladder (similar to Trachinotus goodei)
Behavioural context under duress (consistent weak escape sounds when pursued)
Reference Fish, M.P. and W.H. Mowbray, 1970
Remark no recordings available
Entered by Kaschner, Kristin on 11.09.01
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