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The individual animal is currently a major focus of behavioural research and an increasing number of studies raise the question of how between-individual behavioural consistency and behavioural plasticity interact. Applying the reaction norm concept on groups, our study addresses both of these...

Author(s)
Heynen, M.; Borcherding, J.; Bunnefeld, N.; Magnhagen, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Zoology, 2016, 300, 3, pp 228-235
Abstract

We examined behavioural interactions and feeding within triads of young-of-the-year (YOY) Eurasian perch, Perca fluviatilis, in aquaria with and without a shelter. For the first time we showed that competition for shelters, but not for food, provokes aggressiveness and triggers establishment of...

Author(s)
Mikheev, V. N.; Pasternak, A. F.; Tischler, G.; Wanzenböck, J.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Biology of Fishes, 2005, 73, 2, pp 227-231