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creator: Henry Legett type: dataset date: 2021

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Synchronized mating signals in a communication network: the challenge of avoiding predators while attracting mates

10.4231/SKRQ-CN44

Henry Legett Rachel A Page, Ximena E Bernal, 0000-0001-6155-5980

03/04/2021

We investigate how signal synchronization is shaped by natural and sexual selection in two frog species. Our results show that synchronization reduces exposure to eavesdroppers and relaxed selection by females is likely important.

acoustic communication biological sciences communi eavesdroppers relaxed selection synchrony

Traffic noise differentially impacts call types in a Japanese treefrog (Buergeria japonica)

10.4231/1GSD-PZ56

Henry Legett Ikkyu Aihara, Ryan P. Madden, Ximena E Bernal, 0000-0001-6155-5980

03/04/2021

We investigated how the different call types of a Japanese stream breeding treefrog are affected by automobile traffic noise. This noise affected signal types in different ways suggesting some social functions will be disrupted more than others.

acoustic communication anthropogenic noise biological sciences Buergeria japonica frogs Noise noise pollution road effects

The dual benefits of synchronized mating signals in a Japanese treefrog

10.4231/J9RZ-QF79

Henry Legett Ikkyu Aihara, Ximena E Bernal, 0000-0001-6155-5980

03/04/2021

We investigated two non-mutually exclusive hypotheses: 1) beacon effect and 2) eavesdropper avoidance. We found that synchronized signalling both increasing attraction of females to the chorus and reducing eavesdropper attacks.

acoustic communication beacon effect biological sciences eavesdroppers predator avoidance relaxed selection synchrony

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