Maternal aggression during the mouthbrooding cycle in the cichlid fish, Oreochromis mossamblcus

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Oliveira, Rui Filipe; Almada, Vítor Carvalho;
(1998)
  • Publisher: Wiley-Liss Inc.
  • Subject: Cichlids | Mouthbrooding | Maternal aggression
    mesheuropmc: behavior and behavior mechanisms | reproductive and urinary physiology | fungi

Maternal aggression was studied inOreochromis mossambicus during the mouthbrooding cycle. Brooding females were observed in heterosexual captive groups, and their agonistic interactions and behavioural activities were registered. Brooding females were classified ... View more
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