African Clawed Frog underwater calls

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Title African Clawed Frog underwater calls
Common Name African Clawed Frog
Scientific Name Xenopus laevis
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Craniata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Pipidae
Genus Xenopus
Subject Places; Nature sounds; Amphibians
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah); Salt Lake County (Utah); Utah
Frog Call Breeding Season: November-June
Creator Rice, Jeff
Media Rights Management Audio file copyright 2008, Jeff Rice. Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License;
Publisher Western Soundscape Archive, University of Utah
Date 2008-09-04
Type Sound
Format video/mp4
Digitization Specifications Compressed from .wav format to .mp3 format
Contributing Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112; Ecological and animal data provided by NatureServe. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available
Description Underwater calls of frogs
Photo Rights Management Photo by Chris Brown for USGS; Source:
Note Underwater calls were recorded in the lab of Dr. Joseph Yost at the University of Utah after an ovulating female African Clawed Frog was placed in a small tank containing male frogs of the species; Recorded using an Aquarian H2a-XLR hydrophone to a Sony PCM-D50 recorded with a Sound Devices Mix-Pre preamp at a 44.1 kHz/24 bit sampling rate; 9:35 AM
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Setname uu_wss
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