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Table 1 Principal characteristics of multiple-pulsed sounds of male Ophidion rochei

From: Sexual dimorphism of sonic apparatus and extreme intersexual variation of sounds in Ophidion rochei (Ophidiidae): first evidence of a tight relationship between morphology and sound characteristics in Ophidiidae

  N Mean SD
Pulse number Capt. 29 32 10
Field 20 41 6
Alternation start Capt. 26 15 3
Field 20 14 2
Call duration (ms) Capt. 29 3518 1277
Field 20 3888 762
Short pulse period (ms) Capt. 261 112 10
Field 278 97 11
Long pulse period (ms) Capt. 254 143 18
Field 276 118 10
Pulse duration (ms) Capt. 921 16 13
Field 821 20 8