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- Vasconcelos, Raquel O.; Sisneros, Joseph A.; Amorim, M. Clara P.; Fonseca, Paulo J.
- Journal of comparative physiology 2011 v.197 no.9 pp. 903-913
- Batrachoididae; acoustics; breeding; ears; estuaries; evoked potentials; females; fish; hearing; males; plastics
- ... A novel form of auditory plasticity for enhanced detection of social signals was described in a teleost fish, Porichthys notatus (Batrachoididae, Porichthyinae). The seasonal onset of male calling coincides with inshore migration from deep waters by both sexes and increased female sensitivity to dominant frequencies of male calls. The closely related Lusitanian toadfish, Halobatrachus didactylus, ...