Welcome to the FishSounds website! We offer a comprehensive, global inventory of fish sound production research. Information can be searched by fish taxa, by sound characteristics, or by reference. Learn more about us and our data in the About Us section!
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Rodney Rountree's Studies on Soniferous Fishes
Dr. Rountree has contributed to public education on underwater soundscapes for more than 2 decades. His website features fish sound clips (from over 60 species), fish song ringtones, the "Listening to Fish" blog, and children's stories.