Aggressive Behaviour in Fish: Integrating Information about Contest Costs

Yuying Hsu*, Ryan L. Earley, Larry L. Wolf

*Corresponding author for this work

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12 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFish Cognition and Behavior
Number of pages27
ISBN (Electronic)9781444342536
ISBN (Print)9781444332216
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jul 6


  • Aggressive behaviour in fish - integrating information about contest costs
  • Asymmetrical winner and loser effects - adaptive, engaging in contests
  • Behavioural decisions of shoaling fish - and dynamics of competitive interactions
  • Contestants, information about fighting ability - from contest(s) in recent past
  • Early ecological models of behavioural variation - benefits and costs of behaviour
  • Experience and contest behaviour - complex, among individuals over time
  • Experiences, influencing size, developmental history - and physiological state
  • Fishes, good subjects for contest research - for their regular fighting behaviour
  • Information, and how it is integrated from sources - physiological mechanisms
  • Resource expectations, influencing motivation to attack - fishes, adjusting contest behaviour

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences

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