The roar of the lionfishes Pterois volitans and Pterois miles.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Through the analysis of acoustic recordings of captive Pterois spp., this study has confirmed anecdotal evidence that Pterois spp. are soniferous. This report of sound production in Pterois spp. provides the foundation for future research into their specific acoustic capabilities including sound production mechanisms, the role of social behaviour and applied techniques for controlling and monitoring invasive Pterois spp. in the tropical and temperate western Atlantic Ocean.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Beattie, M; Nowacek, DP; Bogdanoff, AK; Akins, L; Morris, JA

Published Date

  • June 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 90 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 2488 - 2495

PubMed ID

  • 28470766

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1095-8649

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-1112

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/jfb.13321


  • eng