Nature 147, 779-779 (21 June 1941) | doi:10.1038/147779b0

Sense of Hearing in Fishes

MICHAEL GRAHAM

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I AM sure that the fish described in Dr. C. B. Williams' communication1 did hear the bicycle bell, as a disturbance of the norm to which it is ‘conditioned’. Dr. Bull has had to make a sound-proof room for his experiments at Cullercoats on the behaviour of blennies, etc.2

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References

  1. NATURE, 147, 543 (1941).
  2. Dove Hep. (1934).
  3. "The Brain and Body of Fish" (Technical Press, 1940)