Sounds Made by Trachinotus goodei
Picture by Randall, J.E.

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Sound produced yes, active sound production
Type of sound produced knocks & chewing sounds
Sound production organ pharyngeal teeth & swim bladder in young, mostly swim bladder in old (teeth are numerous in young, but deciduous with age)
Sound mechanism not specified, but probably pharyngeal teeth stridulation amplified by adjacent swim bladder and swim bladder vibration by muscle contraction
Behavioural context under duress (manual & electric stimulation), escape knocks when avoiding hand, chewing sounds during feeding
Reference Fish, M.P. and W.H. Mowbray, 1970
Remark recorded with bandpass filter: 30 -1200 Hz, recording amplified by 6 dB
Entered by Kaschner, Kristin on 11.09.01
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