Arthropod acoustic communication is a primary focus at the Patek Lab. Here you can find our acoustically oriented research projects along with sounds and video of spiny lobsters (Palinuridae) and mantis shrimp (Stomatopoda).
Spiny lobsters stick and slip to make sound.
Patek, S.N. 2001. Spiny lobsters stick and slip to make sound. Nature 411: 153-154.
Nature 411: 153-154.