Spiny softshell turtles use their sense of vision and touch to find prey. When they mate they respond to tactile stimulation.
Communication Channels: tactile
Perception Channels: visual ; tactile ; vibrations ; chemical
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Behavior"
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Animal Diversity Web
David Armitage, Animal Diversity Web Staff
Pamela Bartholomew, Michigan State University
James Harding, Michigan State University, , 205 Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824
Bartholomew, P. 2008. "Apalone spinifera" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Apalone_spinifera.html
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