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Why midshipman fish only hum at night

(Cell Press) If you think that fish can't sing, then you've probably never come into contact with a midshipman fish. When it's time to breed, male midshipman hum repetitively at night as they attempt to woo females into their nests for spawning. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on Sept. 22 have new evidence to explain what keeps those fish quiet through the day and singing all night.
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