Discrimination Among Wave-Generated Sounds by a Swash-Riding Clam.

Abstract

Clams, Donax variabilis, responded to sound stimuli presented to them in a laboratory aquarium by jumping out of the sand, lying on the sand for several seconds, and digging in again. On a beach, clams jump out of the sand and ride waves, migrating shoreward with the rising tide and seaward with the falling tide. Parallels between clam behavior on a beach… (More)

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@article{Ellers1995DiscriminationAW, title={Discrimination Among Wave-Generated Sounds by a Swash-Riding Clam.}, author={Olaf Ellers}, journal={The Biological bulletin}, year={1995}, volume={189 2}, pages={128-137} }