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There is increasing evidence that the composition of a social group influences the fitness of its members. For example, group member identities can determine the exposure risk to contact-transmitted parasites and consequently impact the health of all group members. Here, we propose that group...

Author(s)
Klemme, I.; Karvonen, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2018, 146, pp 165-172
Abstract

Dominance status was determined among groups of four fish by using individuals from eight brown trout Salmo trutta populations. Subsequent growth of the fish was later recorded in larger groups. Seven months after the first set of trials, an additional set of dominance trials was performed by using ...

Author(s)
Tiira, K.; Laurila, A.; Enberg, K.; Piironen, J.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Fish Biology, 2009, 74, 10, pp 2374-2385
Abstract

A key question of evolutionary importance is what factors influence who becomes dominant. Individual genetic variation has been found to be associated with several fitness traits, including behaviour. Could it also be a factor influencing social dominance? We investigated the association between...

Author(s)
Tiira, K.; Laurila, A.; Enberg, K.; Piironen, J.; Aikio, S.; Ranta, E.; Primmer, C. R.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 2006, 59, 5, pp 657-665