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Discovery of Sound in the Sea
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  • "Lobster Bioacoustics Research." University of New Hampshire. (Link)
  • BBC News 2000, "Shrimp, bubble and pop." BBC News Online. 21 September, 2000. (Link)
  • Boon, P.Y., Yeo, D.C.J., and Todd, P.A. 2009, "Sound production and reception in mangrove crabs Perisesarma spp. (Brachyura: Sesarmidae)." Aquatic Biology. 5, 107-116. 
  • Clayton, D. 2008, "Singing and dancing in the ghost crab Ocypode platyarsus (Crustacea, Decapoda, Ocypodidae)." Journal of Natural History. 42 (3-4): 141-155. 
  • Di Iorio, L., Gervaise, C., Jaud, V., Robson, A. A., and Chauvaud, L. 2012, "Hydrophone detects cracking sounds: Non-intrusive monitoring of bivalve movement." Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 423-433, 9-16. 
  • Gilmore, R.G., Jr. 2003, "Sound production and communication in the spotted seatrout." Pages 177-195. in S. Bortone, editor. Biology of the Spotted Seatrout. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. 
  • Lohse, D., Schmitz, B. and Versluis, M. 2001, "Snapping shrimp make flashing bubbles." Nature 413(6855): 477 - 478. 
  • Patek, S.N. 2001, "Spiny lobsters stick and slip to make sound." Nature. 411:153. 
  • Roach, J. 2001, "Snapping shrimp stun prey with flashy bang." National Geographic News, October 3, 2001. (Link)
  • Staaterman, E. R., Clark, C. W.,Gallagher, A. J., DeVries, M. S., Claverie, T., and Patek, S. N. 2011, "Rumbling in the benthos: acoustic ecology of the California mantis shrimp Hemisquilla californiensis" Aquatic Biology. 13, 97-105. 
  • Summers, A. 2001, "The Lobster's Violin." Natural History Magazine - Biomechanics. June 2001. (Link)
  • The Patek Lab, Duke University, "Sound in the Sea: Spiny Lobsters." (Link)
  • University of Twente, "How Snapping Shrimp Snap (and flash)" (Link)
  • Versluis, M., Schmitz, B., Heydt, A. and Lohse, D. 2000, "How snapping shrimp snap: through cavitating bubbles." Science 289 (5487): 2114-2117.