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Ten practical realities for institutional animal care and use committees when evaluating protocols dealing with fish in the field
© 2015, Springer International Publishing Switzerland. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee’s (IACUCs) serve an important role in ensuring that ethical practices are used by researchers working with vertebrate taxa ...
Avian predators transmit fear along the air-water interface influencing prey and their parental care
© 2016, Canadian Science Publishing. All rights reserved. The nonconsumptive consequences of predators on prey behavior, survival, and demography have recently garnered significant attention by ecologists. However, the ...
Do intracoelomic telemetry transmitters alter the post-release behaviour of migratory fish?
© 2016 John Wiley & Sons A/S. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd Electronic tags have become a common tool in fish research, enhancing our understanding of how fish interact with their environment and move among different ...
Synergistic and interactive effects of angler behaviour, gear type, and fish behaviour on hooking depth in passively angled fish
© 2016 Elsevier B.V. Despite a growing body of literature on the impacts of recreational fisheries on wild populations, surprisingly little is known regarding how individual differences in fish behaviour and their interaction ...
The behavioral responses of a warmwater teleost to different spectra of light-emitting diodes
© American Fisheries Society 2016. Freshwater ecosystems are threatened by a wide range of anthropogenic infrastructure related to hydropower, irrigation, municipal withdrawals, and industrial cooling. Technology can be ...
Improved performance, within-individual consistency and between-individual differences in the righting behaviour of the Caribbean sea star, Oreaster reticulatus
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2016-10-24)
Proto-cooperation: group hunting sailfish improve hunting success by alternating attacks on grouping prey.
We present evidence of a novel form of group hunting. Individual sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) alternate attacks with other group members on their schooling prey (Sardinella aurita). While only 24% of attacks result ...
Guppies occupy consistent positions in social networks: Mechanisms and consequences
© 2016 The Author(s). The social network approach has focused increasing attention on the complex web of relationships found in animal groups and populations. As such, network analysis has been used frequently to identify ...