Welcome!

Welcome to the FishSounds website! We offer a comprehensive, global inventory of fish sound production research. Information can be searched by fish taxa, by sound characteristics, or by reference. Learn more about us and our data in the About Us section!

We are still growing! If you would like to suggest an edit or contribute a reference or associated fish sound recording, please contact us.

Check out Discovery of Sound in the Sea to learn more about underwater sounds and FishBase to learn more about specific fish species.

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Visit the About Our Data section for an explanation of where the data comes from and definitions of terms used throughout the site.

We encourage users to cite our website in your work! Please review our instructions on how to cite for information on referencing the website in general, as well as specific recordings and research. Also review the license information accompanying images and recordings for clarification on their reuse.

Website Statistics

Number of Species Observed:

1185

Number of Sound Recordings:

240

Number of References:

837


Last Data Update:

2021/09/30

Latest Fish Observed: