Courtship and spawning in the wild, interrupted by an intruder. Recorded in Darién, Panama in May, 2012. Replay at 2x real-time.
Species: Apteronotus rostratus
Fish location: colored circles
Chirps: large transparent circles and short tones played at the fish's discharge frequency
The interactions of electric fish in the natural habitat are inaccessible to visual observation. Therefore, location and communication were extracted directly from the fish's own electric discharges.