Laboratory of Comparative Hearing

Mammalian Audiograms in Table Form

Behavioral Audiograms of Mammals

Below are links to the audiograms of mammals in tabular form, along with our comments. The data are taken either from the illustrated audiogram or, in the case of our audiograms, from the actual data.

When citing an audiogram, always cite the original paper, which means you must have a copy of that paper--you can obtain copies from a library or, in the case of our audiograms, request a reprint (email For data not published elsewhere, cite this website and the date the information was obtained. We will be updating this list as time goes on.

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Marsupials Lagomorphs Pinnipeds
Mouse Opossum Domestic Rabbit Harbor Seal
Short-tailed Opossum   Sea Lion
Virginia Opossum Rodents Northern Fur Seal
  Eastern chipmunk Harp Seal
Scandentia Woodchuck Ringed Seal
Tree shrew Black-tailed Prairie Dog Elephant Seal
  White-tailed Prairie Dog  
Insectivores Fox Squirrel Sirenians
Hedgehog (H. auritus) Pocket Gopher Manatee
  Naked Mole Rat  
Bats Blind Mole Rat Hoofed Animals
Greater Horseshoe Bat Kangaroo Rat Indian Elephant
Little Brown Bat Grasshopper Mouse Horse
Big Brown Bat Cotton Rat Pig
Ground Gleaning Bat Wood Rat Cattle
Fish-eating Bat Darwin's Mouse Goat
Jamaican Fruit Bat Gerbil Sheep
Short-tailed Fruit Bat Spiny Mouse Reindeer
Greater Spear-nosed Bat Norway Rat  
Egyptian Fruit Bat House Mouse, wild Cetaceans
Dog-faced Fruit Bat House Mouse, domestic Dolphin
Straw-colored Fruit Bat Hamster Killer Whale
  Guinea Pig Porpoise
Primates Chinchilla Harbor Porpoise
Ring-tailed lemur   Beluga Whale
Slow Loris Carnivores False Killer Whale
Potto Dog  
Lesser Bushbaby    Racoon  
Owl Monkey Cat  
Squirrel Monkey Least Weasel  
Marmoset Ferret  
Pigtailed Macaque    
Crab-eating Macaque    
Rhesus Macaque    
Japanese Macaque    
Blue Monkey    
Grey-cheeked Mangabey    
DeBrazza Monkey    
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