BIOLOGICAL AND HYDRODYNAMICAL SOUNDS EMITTED BY FISHES
NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE BAY SAINT LOUIS MS BAY SAINT LOUIS United States
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A brief review of the history of studies dealing with sounds produced by fishes is followed by a discussion of sounds emitted by some of the fishes inhabiting the Black Sea. The observations and tests had been conducted in aquariums and in the sea in the Batumi and Odessa Chernomorka areas in 1951. The biological and hydrodynamic sounds produced by various species of fishes in different conditions are briefly described, pointing out frequencies, intensity, duration and other characteristics.