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Intraspecific agonistic interactions in freely swimming mormyrid fish, Marcusenius macrolepidotus (South African form)

Werneyer, Martin and Kramer, Bernd (2002) Intraspecific agonistic interactions in freely swimming mormyrid fish, Marcusenius macrolepidotus (South African form). Journal of Ethology 20 (2), pp. 107-121.

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Abstract

South African bulldogs (Marcusenius macrolepidotus, Mormyridae) generate brief (less than 1 ms) electric organ discharges (EODs), separated by much longer and highly variable inter-discharge intervals (IDIs). The diurnal and nocturnal overt behaviour and electrical activity were studied under various conditions: in isolated fish, in pairs of fish, and in a group of four fish that were kept in a ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:September 2002
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Verhaltensbiologie und Verhaltensphysiologie (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer)
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10.1007/s10164-002-0062-yDOI
Keywords:Aggression; Agonistic; Electrocommunication; Marcusenius; Mormyridae
Subjects:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Owner: Bernd Kramer
Deposited On:06 Dec 2006
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 09:41
Item ID:461
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