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== Soniferous Fish of the Pacific Northwest ==
 
== Soniferous Fish of the Pacific Northwest ==
  
Let's try to build a list by cross-referencing web and peer-reviewed literature with lists of species that are common to the Salish Sea and vicinity.
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Let's try to build a list by cross-referencing web and peer-reviewed literature with lists of species that are common to the Salish Sea and vicinity.  Some of the mystery sounds and suspected-fish sounds are archived (and playable via Flash) in the [http://orcasound.net/soundtutor/ Salish Sea sound tutor].
  
 
*[http://www.reef.org/resources/galleries/westcoast  reef.org list of common west-coast fish]
 
*[http://www.reef.org/resources/galleries/westcoast  reef.org list of common west-coast fish]
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'''Midshipman'''
 
'''Midshipman'''
 
Some males emit sound to attract gravid females.  The hum is centered on 100Hz.
 
Some males emit sound to attract gravid females.  The hum is centered on 100Hz.
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Also known as California singing fish or canary bird fish.
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*[http://www.news.cornell.edu/releases/June98/hummingfish.hrs.html Story re Cornell research in WA] (including a study site in Hood Canal) | [http://www.news.cornell.edu/releases/June98/fish/sounds.html sound samples] (hum, beat, grunt train, growl)
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*[http://www.news.cornell.edu/releases/June98/hummingfish.hrs.html Story re Cornell research on WA coast]
 
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'''Garibaldi'''
 
'''Garibaldi'''

Revision as of 14:56, 13 August 2009

A place to think collectively about the potential sources of biological sounds heard on the Salish Sea hydrophone network.

Soniferous Fish of the Pacific Northwest

Let's try to build a list by cross-referencing web and peer-reviewed literature with lists of species that are common to the Salish Sea and vicinity. Some of the mystery sounds and suspected-fish sounds are archived (and playable via Flash) in the Salish Sea sound tutor.

Then we can rank it by potential soniferous-ness (most-likely to be heard on the hydrophone network is first on page):

Midshipman Some males emit sound to attract gravid females. The hum is centered on 100Hz. Also known as California singing fish or canary bird fish.


Garibaldi I've read somewhere that folks hear them munching on stuff (coral?).


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