Additional References:

Bass A.H. and Baker R.  (1990).  Sexual dimorphisms in the vocal control system of a teleost fish:  Morphology of physiologically identified cells.  Journal of Neurobiology 21:1155-1168.

Bass A.H. and Baker R.  (1991). Evolution of homologous vocal control traits.  Brain, Behavior and Evolution 38:240-254. PMID: 1777806

Bass, A. H., Bodnar, D. A., & Marchaterre, M. A. (2000). Midbrain acoustic circuitry in a vocalizing fish. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 419(4), 505-531.

Bodnar, D.A and A.H. Bass (1997) Temporal coding of concurrent acoustic signals in auditory midbrain. Journal of Neuroscience 17: 7553-7564.

Bodnar D A and A. H. Bass (1999) A midbrain combinatorial code for temporal and spectral information in concurrent acoustic signals. Journal of Neurophysiology 81: 552-563.

Bodnar, D. A. and A. H. Bass (2001) The coding of concurrent vocal signals by the auditory midbrain: The effects of stimulus level and depth of modulation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 109: 809-825.

Bodnar, D. A. and A. H. Bass (2001) Coding of concurrent signals by the auditory midbrain:  effects of duration. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 187:381-391.

Bose, A. P. H., K. M. Cogliati, N. Luymes, A. H. Bass, M. A.  Marchaterre, J. A.  Sisneros, B. M. Bolker, S. Balshine (2018) Phenotypic traits and resource quality as factors affecting male reproductive success in toadfish. Behavioral Ecology 29: 496–507. doi:10.1093/beheco/ary002

Chagnaud, B., M. C. Zee, R. Baker, and A. H. Bass (2012) Innovations in motoneuron synchrony drive rapid temporal modulations in vertebrate acoustic signaling. Journal of Neurophysiology 107:3528-3542. (cover article) doi: 10.1152/jn.00030.2012.

Chagnaud, B. P. and Bass, A.H. (2013) Vocal corollary discharge communicates call duration to vertebrate auditory system. Journal of Neuroscience 33:18775-18780. DOI:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3140-13.2013

Chagnaud, B. P. and A. H. Bass (2014) Vocal behavior and vocal central pattern generator organization diverge among toadfishes. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 84: 51-65. doi:10.1159/000362916

Feng, N. Y., D. J. Fergus and A. H. Bass (2015) Neural transcriptome reveals molecular mechanisms for temporal control of vocalization across multiple timescales. BMC Genomics 16:408 doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1577-2.

Fergus, D. J., N. Y. Feng and A. H. Bass (2015) Gene expression underlying enhanced, steroid-dependent auditory sensitivity of hair cell epithelium in a vocal fish. BMC Genomics 16:782. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1940-3.

Feng, N.Y. and Bass, A. H. (2016) ‘Singing' fish rely on circadian clock and melatonin for the timing of nocturnal courtship vocalization. Current Biology 26(19): 2681-2689. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.07.079.

Foran, C. M., Myers, D. A., & Bass, A. H. (1997). Modification of gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) mRNA expression in the retinal-recipient             thalamus. General and comparative endocrinology, 106(2), 251-264.

​Forlano, P. M., Ghahramani, Z. N., Monestime, C. M., Kurochkin, P., Chernenko, A., &   Milkis, D. (2015). Catecholaminergic innervation of central             and peripheral auditory circuitry varies with reproductive state in female midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus. PloS one, 10(4), e0121914.

Forlano, P. M., Ghahramani, Z. N., Monestime, C. M., Kurochkin, P., Chernenko, A., &   Milkis, D. (2015). Catecholaminergic innervation of central             and peripheral auditory circuitry varies with reproductive state in female midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus. PloS one, 10(4), e0121914.

Kittelberger, J. M., B. R. Land and A. H. Bass (2006) The midbrain periaqueductal gray and vocal patterning in a teleost fish. Journal of Neurophysiology 96:71-85. doi:10.1152/jn.00067.2006

​Knapp, R., Wingfield, J.C., Bass, A.H., 1999. Steroid hormones and paternal care in the plainfin midshipman fish (Porichthys notatus). Hormones and behavior, 35, 81–89.

Lee, J. S. F. and A. H. Bass (2004) Does the “exaggerated” morphology preclude plasticity to cuckoldry?  A test in the midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus. Naturwissenschaften 91:338-341.

Lee, J. S. F. (2005) Alternative reproductive tactics and status-dependent selection. Behavioral Ecology 16:566-570.  (doi:10.1093/beheco/ari030)

Lee, J. S. F. and A. H. Bass (2006) Dimorphic male midshipman fish: Reduced sexual selection or sexual selection for reduced characters? Behavioral Ecology 17:670-675. doi:10.1093/beheco/ark015

McIver, E., Marchaterre, M. A., Rice, A. N. and Bass, A. H. (2014) Novel underwater soundscape: acoustic repertoire of plainfin midshipman fish. Journal of Experimental Biology 217: 2377-2389.  doi: 10.1242/jeb.102772.

McKibben JR and A. H. Bass (1999) Peripheral encoding of behaviorally relevant acoustic signals in a vocal fish: Single tones. Journal of Comparative Physiology 184: 563-576.

McKibben JR and A. H. Bass (2001) Peripheral encoding of behaviorally relevant acoustic signals in a vocal fish: Harmonic and beat stimuli. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 187: 271-285.

Mohr, R. A., Chang, Y., Bhandiwad, A. A., Forlano, P. M., & Sisneros, J. A. (2018). Brain Activation Patterns in Response to Conspecific and                    Heterospecific Social Acoustic Signals in Female Plainfin Midshipman Fish, Porichthys notatus. Brain, behavior and evolution, 91(1), 31-44.

Rubow, T. K. and A. H. Bass (2009) Reproductive and diurnal rhythms regulate vocal motor plasticity in a teleost fish. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 3252-3262.

Rohmann, K. N., D. L. Deitcher and A. H. Bass (2009) Calcium-activated potassium (BK) channels are encoded by duplicate slo1 genes in teleosts. Molecular Biology and Evolution 26(7) 1509-1521.

Rohmann, K. N., D. Fergus, and A. H. Bass (2013) Plasticity in ion channel expression underlies variation in hearing during reproductive cycles. Current Biology 23:678-683.   doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2013.03.014 [Featured in Dispatch by H. Zakon (2013) Sensory plasticity: Seasonal regulation of hearing by a potassium channel. Current Biology 23: R321-R322.  doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2013.02.053]

Sisneros, J. A., & Bass, A. H. (2003). Seasonal plasticity of peripheral auditory frequency sensitivity. Journal of Neuroscience, 23(3), 1049-1058.

Sisneros, J. A. and A. H. Bass (2005) Ontogenetic changes in the response properties of individual, primary auditory afferents in the vocal plainfin midshipman fish Porichthys notatus Girard. The Journal of Experimental Biology 208, 3121-3131. doi: 10.1242/jeb.01742

Sisneros, J. A. (2009). Adaptive hearing in the vocal plainfin midshipman fish: getting in tune for the breeding season and implications for acoustic communication. Integrative zoology, 4(1), 33-42.

​ Tripp, J. A., N. Y. Feng, A. H. Bass (2018) Behavioral tactic more strongly predicts preoptic-hypothalamic gene expression than developmental morph in a fish with alternative reproductive tactics. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B 285 (1871): 20172742

Weeg, M. S., and A. H. Bass (2002) Frequency response properties of lateral line superficial neuromasts in a vocal fish, with evidence for acoustic sensitivity. Journal of Neurophysiology 88:1252-1262 (cover article).

​Weeg, M. S., R. R. Fay, and A. H. Bass (2002) Directionality and frequency tuning of primary saccular afferents of the sonic fish Porichthys notatus (midshipman). Journal of Comparative Physiology A 188:631-641.

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