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Behaviour ecology has become a popular research area, and its importance in understanding the evolution, ecology and diversity of life on Earth is now fully recognised. More recently, consistent differences between individuals (including personality traits) have become the target of animal studies, ...

Chira, A.
Forest Research and Management Institute (ICAS), Ilfov, Romania
Annals of Forest Research, 2014, 57, 2, pp 347-362

Previous studies indicate that dominant fish grow faster than subordinate fish when fed equal rations. It is unclear, however, whether this growth differential is caused by intrinsic differences related to their propensity to become dominant, or by the extrinsic effect of the social stress...

Lee, G.; Grant, J. W. A.; Comolli, P.
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Behaviour, 2011, 148, 8, pp 877-887