ASPECTS OF UNDERWATER SOUND COMMUNICATION IN FLORIDA MANATEES (TRICHECHUS MANATUS LATIROSTRIS)

@inproceedings{OShea2006ASPECTSOU,
  title={ASPECTS OF UNDERWATER SOUND COMMUNICATION IN FLORIDA MANATEES (TRICHECHUS MANATUS LATIROSTRIS)},
  author={Thomas J. O'Shea and Lynn B. Poch{\'e}},
  year={2006}
}
Abstract We recorded underwater vocalizations of captive and wild Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) to assess variability in acoustic structure of their sounds and to test hypotheses regarding the importance of specific acoustic traits in individual distinctiveness and in certain behavioral contexts. Manatees use vocalizations to maintain contact when in groups. The highest rates of vocalizing occur during antiphonal calling between females and calves. Vocalizations are complex… 
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