Wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) use water surface waves in their reproductive behaviour

@article{Hbel2013WoodF,
  title={Wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) use water surface waves in their reproductive behaviour},
  author={G. H{\"o}bel and Robb C. Kolodziej},
  journal={Behaviour},
  year={2013},
  volume={150},
  pages={471-483}
}
The ability to sense water surface waves has been described in only a few species, but across a wide taxonomic range. Water surface waves are typically used to localize prey or to avoid predators, and in some cases also for sexual communication. Here we add to the sparse knowledge of the use of this sensory modality by reporting observational and experimental evidence that wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) respond to water surface waves generated by conspecifics; that there are pronounced… Expand

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