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Diversity of fish sound types in the Pearl River Estuary, China

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Diversity of fish sound types in the Pearl River Estuary, China https://t.co/kj1CfIxHK0
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Competing Interests

Guo-Qin Duan and Han-Jiang Cao are employees of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Authority, Guangzhou, P. R. China.

Author Contributions

Zhi-Tao Wang conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Douglas Nowacek contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Tomonari Akamatsu wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Kexiong Wang conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Jian-Chang Liu reviewed drafts of the paper.

Guo-Qin Duan reviewed drafts of the paper.

Han-Jiang Cao reviewed drafts of the paper.

Ding Wang conceived and designed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

No permission was needed, since only the biological sounds in the field produced by soniferous fish were recorded by an noninvasive method.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Wang, Zhitao (2017): Fish acoustics in China. figshare.

https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5001353.v1

Funding

Grants for this study were provided by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC, Grant No.31070347), the Ministry of Science and Technology of China (Grant No. 2011BAG07B05-3), the Knowledge Innovation Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Grant No.KSCX2-EW-Z-4) and the Special Fund for Agro-scientific Research in the Public Interest of the Ministry of Agriculture of China (Grant No.201203086) to Ding Wang, the State Oceanic Administration of China (Grant No.201105011-3) and NSFC (Grant No.31170501) to Kexiong Wang and the China Scholarship Council (Grant No.[2014]3026) to Zhi-Tao Wang. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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