There is little available information on communication of Porphyrio hochstetteri at this time. Visual and tactile cues are used in mating.
Communication Channels: visual ; tactile
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Tanya Dewey, Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Jose Lara, Northern Michigan University
Alec R. Lindsay, Northern Michigan University
Lara, J. 2008. "Porphyrio hochstetteri" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Porphyrio_hochstetteri.html
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