Repeated elicitation of the acoustic startle reflex leads to sensitisation in subsequent avoidance behaviour and induces fear conditioning.
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Background Autonomous reflexes enable animals to respond quickly to potential threats, prevent injury and mediate fight or flight responses. Intense acoustic stimuli with sudden onsets elicit...
Keywords: Acoustic stimuli, Autonomous reflex, Marine animals, Startle
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Reports of the effects of man-made noise on the behavior and related processes of marine animals are widely scattered among a variety of literature sources. This...
Keywords: Anthropogenic noise, Behaviour, Marine animals, Review
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Acoustic detection of cetaceans is challenged by the variability of calls and the presence of variable background noise. One detection method is to start with frequency...
Keywords: False alarm reduction, Marine animals, Monitoring, PAMGUARD, Signal detection