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Agonistic behaviour and electric signalling in a mormyrid fish, Gnathonemus petersii

Kramer, Bernd and Bauer, Richard (1976) Agonistic behaviour and electric signalling in a mormyrid fish, Gnathonemus petersii. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 1 (1), pp. 45-61.

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Abstract

1. Agonistic motor behaviour and concurrent electric signalling were studied in individually held, residential Gnathonemus petersii. Aggressive behaviour was elicited by presenting a specimen of a closely related species, Mormyrus rume, for 3 min a day. 2. The principal agonistic motor patterns are described (Fig. 2). Among them head butt, approach and lateral display were further analysed. 3. ...

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Item type:Article
Date:March 1976
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Alumni or Retired > Verhaltensbiologie und Verhaltensphysiologie (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer)
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10.1007/BF00299952DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:No
Item ID:4142
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