Important Areas for Future Cetacean Auditory Study

  • C. Scott Johnson
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (volume 28)


We have now accumulated enough information on cetacean hearing to discover some anomalies, that is, experimental results that we do not understand as well as we would like to. Three of these anomalies will be discussed. In each case more data is necessary in order to clarify the question. Until this is accomplished, speculation as to the basis of the problems is of limited value.


Critical Ratio Bottlenosed Dolphin Paired Pulse Frequency Discrimination Animal Number 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Scott Johnson
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  1. 1.Naval Ocean Systems CenterSan DiegoUSA

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