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A major reason why conservation aquaculture is needed to improve the success of aquaculture-assisted fisheries is that traditional production aquaculture produces fish with mal-adaptive behaviors. These behaviors can be produced via domestication and culture techniques, and preventing these...

Author(s)
Tave, D.; Toya, L. A.; Hutson, A. M.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Croatian Journal of Fisheries, 2018, 76, 1, pp 7-26
Abstract

Motile Aeromonas septicemia (MAS) is a common bacterial fish disease that may cause severe economic losses. This novel study was conducted to investigate behavioral changes of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in response to experimental induction of MAS. Aeromonas hydrophila, which is the...

Author(s)
Khalil, F.; Emeash, H.
Publisher
Istanbul University Press, Istanbul, Turkey
Citation
Aquatic Sciences and Engineering, 2018, 33, 4, pp 124-130
Abstract

Animals can use their environments more efficiently by selecting particular sources of information (personal or social), according to specific situations. Group-living animals may benefit from gaining information based on the behaviour of other individuals. Indeed, social information is assumed to...

Author(s)
Baciadonna, L.; McElligott, A. G.; Briefer, E. F.
Publisher
PeerJ, San Francisco, USA
Citation
PeerJ, 2013, 1, 172, pp e172
Abstract

Stereotypic behavior often indicates poor welfare. It may develop when the animal's ability to carry out appropriate behavioral responses is limited, despite a high motivation to express them. Behavioral motivations vary across species. Consequently, under similar captive conditions, the sustained...

Author(s)
Pomerantz, O.; Meiri, S.; Terkel, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2013, 98, pp 85-91
Abstract

Juveniles Chinese sucker (Myxocryprinus asiaticus) obtains schooling swimming behavior. However, it is unclear when and why they form schooling behavior. We researched the mechanism of schooling formation related to hydraulics. We analyzed swimming behavior of Chinese sucker that ranged from 5 to...

Author(s)
Shi XiaoTao; Wang Bo; Wang Xue; Chen QiuWen; Bai YanQin; Gao Zhu; Tu ZhiYing; Liu DeFu
Publisher
Science Press, Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Fisheries of China, 2013, 37, 5, pp 705-710
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In Italy, National Law (281/1991) prohibits euthanasia of shelter dogs if they are not dangerous or suffering seriously. Adoption rates in rescue shelters are often lower than entrance rates, leading inevitably to overcrowded facilities where animals are likely to spend the rest of their lives in...

Author(s)
Villa, P. dalla; Barnard, S.; Fede, E. di; Podaliri, M.; Candeloro, L.; Nardo, A. di; Siracusa, C.; Serpell, J. A.
Publisher
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise 'G. Caporale', Teramo, Italy
Citation
Veterinaria Italiana, 2013, 49, 2, pp 219-230 (It), 231-241 (En)
Abstract

The behavioural interactions of sows housed in groups are described in a series of studies. The knowledge of the factors that affect group behaviour is emphasized in order to successfully house sows in groups without negatively affecting health, fertility and welfare.

Author(s)
Krauss, A. V.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2013, 94, 6, pp 545...548
Abstract

Many species in social groups make use of readily available, socially provided information for behaviours including predator avoidance, mate choice and foraging. Not only are actions imitated, but they may also be reapplied in variable future situations, suggesting an explicit knowledge of the...

Author(s)
Franks, V. R.; Marshall, R. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2013, 85, 1, pp 103-108
AbstractFull Text

In this paper the diagnosis and management of aggressive behaviour in cats housed with other cats (exceeding one) are discussed.

Author(s)
Marbella Fernández, D.
Publisher
ASIS Veterinaria s.l., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Argos - Informativo Veterinario, 2012, No.143, pp 50-51
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Author(s)
Mahlkow-Nerge, K.
Publisher
DLG AgroFood medien gmbh, Bonn, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2012, 50, 4, pp 42-45

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