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Sound Communication in Fishes

First book to cover both bioacoustics and behavior in fish
Written by international experts
Will stimulate research in this field

Series: Animal Signals and Communication Volume: 4

By: Friedrich Ladich (Editor)

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | May 2015 | #222840 | ISBN-13: 9783709118450
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NHBS Price: £108.00 $138/€129 approx

About this book

Sound Communication in Fishes examines fish sounds that have a proven signal function, as well as sounds assumed to have evolved for communication purposes. It provides an overview of the mechanisms, evolution and neurobiology behind sound production in fishes, and discusses the role of fish sounds in behavior with a special focus on choice of mate, sex-specific and age-specific signaling. Furthermore, it highlights the ontogenetic development of sound communication and ecoacoustical conditions in fish habitats and the influence of hormones on vocal production and sound detection.

Sound Communication in Fishes offers a must-have compendium for lecturers, researchers and students working in the fields of animal communication, fish biology, neurobiology and animal behavior.


Contents

1 Fish sounds and mate choice M. Clara P. Amorim, Raquel O. Vasconcelos and Paulo J. Fonseca
2 Comparative neurobiology of sound production in fishes Andrew H. Bass, Boris P. Chagnaud and Ni Feng
3 Mechanisms of fish sound production Michael L. Fine and Eric Parmentier
4 Ontogenetic development of sound communication in fishes Friedrich Ladich
5 Acoustic signaling in female fish Friedrich Ladich
6 Habitat acoustics and the low frequency communication of shallow water fishes Marco Lugli
7 Sex steroid-dependent modulation of acoustic communication systems in fishes Karen P. Maruska and Joseph A. Sisneros


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