Studies on the vocalisation of the sea cow Dugong dugon in captivity

Nair, R V and Lal Mohan, R S (1975) Studies on the vocalisation of the sea cow Dugong dugon in captivity. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 22 (1&2). pp. 277-278.

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Abstract

The voice of the sea cow, Dugong dugon, is recorded for the first time, which is a chirp-squeak of frequency 3 kHz. The sound is compared with that of the American sea cow. The probable utility of the sound is discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: vocalisation; sea cow; Dugong dugon
Subjects: Marine Mammals
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2010 08:26
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:10
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1123

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