Lamml, Michael and Kramer, Bernd (2007) Allopatric differentiation in the acoustic communication of a weakly electric fish from southern Africa, Marcusenius macrolepidotus (Mormyridae, Teleostei). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61 (3), pp. 385-399.
Other URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-006-0267-0
A few species of the weakly electric snoutfish, the African freshwater family Mormyridae, have been reported to vocalise. However, allopatric populations of a single species were never compared. Members of three allopatric Marcusenius macrolepidotus populations, originating from the Upper Zambezi River in Namibia, the Buzi River (Mozambique), and the Incomati River system in South Africa, ...
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|Institutions:||Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Alumni or Retired > Verhaltensbiologie und Verhaltensphysiologie (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer)|
|Keywords:||Acoustic communication; Aggression; Electric fish; Territoriality; Vocalisation|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences|
|Refereed:||Yes, this version has been refereed|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Yes|
|Deposited on:||14 Jul 2006|
|Last modified:||13 Mar 2014 09:39|