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Shoaling behaviour confers fitness benefits that depend on individual fish making specific choices of shoalmates. Some of these choices have been shown to be influenced by experience, raising questions as to whether all shoaling choices depend on experience. Here we show that juveniles of three...

Author(s)
Dougherty, S.; Ledesma, J.; Bauer, K.; McRobert, S. P.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Behaviour, 2010, 147, 12, pp 1567-1576
Abstract

Male and female zebra fish Danio rerio were given choices of shoals that differed in sex and size. Male zebra fish preferred to associate with female shoals over male shoals, but had no preference when given a choice between a mixed-sex shoal and either a male or female shoal. Female zebra fish...

Author(s)
Ruhl, N.; McRobert, S. P.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Fish Biology, 2005, 67, 5, pp 1318-1326