|The good, the bad, and the distant: soundscape cues for larval fish|Piercy, J.B.; Smith, D.J.; Codling, E.A.; Hill, A.J.; Simpson, S.D. (2016). The good, the bad, and the distant: soundscape cues for larval fish, in: Popper, A.N. et al. (Ed.) The effects of noise on aquatic life II. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 875: pp. 829-837. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/978-1-4939-2981-8_102
In: Popper, A.N.; Hawkins, A. (Ed.) (2016). The effects of noise on aquatic life II. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 875. Springer Science+Business Media, Inc: New York. ISBN 978-1-4939-2980-1. xxx, 1292 pp., more
In: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Springer: Berlin. ISSN 0065-2598, more
Underwater soundscape; Larval recruitment; Demersal fish; Biophony
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- Piercy, J.B.
- Smith, D.J.
- Codling, E.A.
Coral reef noise is an important navigation cue for settling reef fish larvae and can thus potentially affect reef population dynamics. Recent evidence has shown that fish are able to discriminate between the soundscapes of different types of habitat (e.g., mangrove and reef). In this study, we investigated whether discernible acoustic differences were present between sites within the same coral reef system. Differences in sound intensity and transient content were found between sites, but site-dependent temporal variation was also present. We discuss the implications of these findings for settling fish larvae.