Evaluation of Evidence for Altered Behavior and Auditory Deficits in Fishes Due to Human-Generated Noise Sources
LOYOLA UNIV OF CHICAGO IL PARMLY HEARING INST
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In this study, the authors have evaluated peer-reviewed publications and contracted reports to provide an overview of what is known about auditory processing by fishes and the behavioral and physiological effects of various noise stimuli as documented by the best and most appropriate studies. Included are reviews of work on both cartilaginous sharks, skates, and rays and teleost fishes modern bony fishes. Recommendations for research to address remaining issues are provided.