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The "hum" advertisement mating call of a male midshipman fish.

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The long duration "hum" advertisement call of a male midshipman fish (a specific group of fish that are more generally referred to as toadfishes), broadcast to attract females to their nest. Females do not make this call.

Credit: Margaret A. Marchaterre/Science

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