EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
48,252,460
Abstracts:
22,798,453
+ Resolve Accession
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
Submit PDF Full TextSubmit PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

The effect of the sex of an audience on male-male displays of Siamese fighting fish


, : The effect of the sex of an audience on male-male displays of Siamese fighting fish. Behaviour 139(9): 1211-1221, September

Communication in the natural environment often involves more than a simple sender-receiver dyad because signals may be detected by more than one individual (i.e. communication occurs in networks). The presence of individuals other than those involved in the signalling interaction has been shown to change signallers' behaviour. Previous experiments have shown that intra-sexual communication of male fighting fish (Betta splendens) is affected by the presence of a female but not by a male conspecific. However the experimental design did not allow the effect of the sex of the audience to be compared. We used an experimental design that allowed direct investigation of the effect of the sex of an audience on male-male fighting fish interactions. Our results show that the sex of a conspecific audience influences male-male aggressive displays. When a male audience was present subjects attempted significantly more bites and spent less time near the opponent than with a female audience. The results of this experiment support the view that the presence and sex of an audience is important in determining how individuals should display during an interaction.

(PDF 0-2 workdays service)

Order PDF Full Text

Close
Close

Click here to order any other PDF Full Text


Accession: 035877628

PDF Full Text: Submit


Submit PDF Full Text

No spam - Every submission is manually reviewed

Due to poor quality, we do not accept files from Researchgate

Submitted PDF Full Texts will always be free for everyone
(We only charge for PDFs that we need to acquire)

Select a PDF file:
Close
Close

Other references

KEPNER, E., 1964: Application Of Learning Theory To The Etiology And Treatment Of Alcoholism. The etiology and the treatment of alcoholism were analyzed within the framework of reinforcement learning principles. The use of reward and punishment in treatment was discussed as a means of eliminating the drinking behavior and of establishing t...

Ali, P. A.; Al Hussany, A. F.; Bennett, C. A.; Hancock, D. A.; El Sharkawi, A. M., 1998: Plant polarized X-ray fluorescence system for the in vivo measurement of platinum in head and neck tumours. A plane polarized x-ray fluorescence system based on an orthovoltage radiotherapy treatment unit, the Pantak DXT-300, has been developed and optimized to measure tumour platinum concentration. The platinum derives from platinum based chemotherapy...

Jaime, M.Catrina.D.; McCauley, H.L.; Tancredi, D.J.; Nettiksimmons, J.; Decker, M.R.; Silverman, J.G.; O'Connor, B.; Stetkevich, N.; Miller, E., 2015: Athletic coaches as violence prevention advocates. Adolescent relationship abuse (ARA) is a significant public health problem. Coaching Boys Into Men (CBIM) is an evidence-based ARA prevention program that trains coaches to deliver violence prevention messages to male athletes. Assessing acceptabi...

Torres-Sánchez, Mía.José.; Castellano-Carrasco, R.; Osuna-Ortega, A., 2016: Importance and gravity of opportunistic infections in renal transplant recipient: A case of Nocardia carnea brain abscess and other co-infections. Medicina Clinica 147(8): 376-376

Zhang J.; Maun M.A., 1989: The role of embryo and endosperm in the determination of seedling size in two dune species. American Journal of Botany 76(6 SUPPL): 132

Kondrat'ev, A. K., 1977: Functional morphology of ovocytes during the pre vitellogenesis period in the sterlet acipenser ruthenus marsilii at different periods of its yearly biological cycle. Comparative analyses were made of sex gland development during early stages of maturity in sterlet (A. ruthenus marsilii) females. Different periods of the yearly biological cycle (wintering.sbd.1st period, spring migration to feeding areas.sbd.2n...

Hoberg, EP., 1984: Alcataenia campylacantha Krabbe 1869 from pigeon guillemots, Cepphus columba Pallas, and black guillemots, Cepphus grylle Linnaeus, and Alcataenia sp indet Cestoda Dilepididae from Kittlitzs murrelets, Brachyrhamphus brevirostris Vigors in Alaska. A. campylacantha (Krabbe, 1869) is redescribed and reported for the 1st time from pigeon guillemots, C. columba Pallas, in Alaska. Specimens of this cestode were also found in black guillemots, C. grylle (Linnaeus) at Point Barrow, Alaska. There w...

Murphy, D.M.; McDyre, L.E.; Carter, E.; Stasch, A.; Jones, C., 2011: A CW-EPR, ENDOR and special TRIPLE resonance study of a novel magnesium ketyl radical. In this paper, the paramagnetic properties of a novel magnesium ketyl radical (compound 1), formed by reduction of benzophenone with a dimeric Mg(I) complex in the presence of dimethylaminopyridine, are described. Using CW EPR, ENDOR and special T...

Chadha, K.; Weinstock-Guttman, B.; Zivadinov, R.; Bhasi, K.; Muhitch, J.; Feichter, J.; Tamaño-Blanco, M.; Abdelrahman, N.; Ambrus, J.; Munschauer, F.; Ramanathan, M., 2006: Interferon inhibitory activity in patients with multiple sclerosis. Background: Interferon inhibitory activity (IIA) is a logical candidate for explaining neutralizing antibody-negative partial responsiveness to interferon beta in multiple sclerosis (MS), but its role has not been evaluated.Objective: To investig...

Vinther, E., 1983: Invasion of Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. in a former grazed meadow in relation to different grazing intensities. Field experiments in a previously grazed meadow near Arhus, Denmark indicated that the establishment of a dense ground cover of Filipendula ulmaria after grazing ceased prevented the establishment of seedlings of A. glutinosa. Age-structure analys...