Provisional Audiogram for the Shark, Carcharhinus leucas

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Science  12 May 1961:
Vol. 133, Issue 3463, pp. 1480-1482
DOI: 10.1126/science.133.3463.1480


In an operant-conditioning study, a bull shark responded to signals at frequencies between 100 and 1500 cy/sec. In its band of greatest sensitivity (400 to 600 cy/sec), it discriminated, from high-level ambient noise, signals of amplitudes which the apparatus could not measure.

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