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Discovery of Sound in the Sea
Additional Links on DOSITS


  • Evans, H. D. 1998, "The physiology of fishes second edition." CRC Press, New York. 
  • 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. 
  • Rountree, R.C., Goudey, C. Hawkins, T. Luczkovich, J.J. and Mann, D.A. 2002, "Proceedings of Listening to Fish: An international workshop on the applications of passive acoustic applications in marine fisheries." Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sea Grant. Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Link)
  • Tavolga, W.N. 1977, "Sound Production in Fishes." Benchmark Papers in Animal Behavior V.9. Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, Inc. Pages 10-29. 
  • Zelick, R., Mann, D. and Popper, A.N. 1999, "Acoustic communication in fishes and frogs." In: Comparative Hearing: Fish and Amphibians (eds. R.R. Fay and A.N. Popper). Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 363-411. 
Additional Resources

  • Sciaenid Acoustics Research Team, East Carolina University, "Fish Acoustics." (Link)
  • Kay, Sharon 2001, "Scientists Seek New Medicines From the Ocean (includes information on toadfish)" National Geographic News, August 7, 2001. (Link)
  • Fish, M.P. and Mowbray, H.M. 1970, "Sounds of Western North Atlantic Fishes." Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins Press. 205 p. Recordings of 153 species of fish from the Western North Atlantic compiled by Marie P. Fish and William H. Mowbray (also available on CD-ROM) (Link)
  • Dr. Rodney Rountree, "Studies on Soniferous Fishes." (Link)
  • "The cocktail party effect: Fish and human brains perform 'auditory scene analysis' when looking for love in all the loud places." Cornell University News. (Link)