Territorial vocalization in sympatric damselfish: acoustic characteristics and intruder discrimination

  title={Territorial vocalization in sympatric damselfish: acoustic characteristics and intruder discrimination},
  author={Sonia R. Weimann and Andrew N. Black and Joseph M Leese and Martin L. Richter and Murray Itzkowitz and R. Michael Burger},
  pages={102 - 87}
Abstract Damselfishes are well known for their aggressive, territorial behaviour during which the use of vocalization behaviour has been well documented. However, agonistic acoustic signalling has been understudied in particular when the vocalizations are interspecific. In this study, we characterize and compare the previously undescribed vocalization behaviour of longfin damselfish (Stegastes diencaeus), in an agonistic context, with the closely related and sympatric dusky damselfish… 
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