A test of the sequential assessment game : fighting in the cichlid fish Nannacara anomala

  • Nannacara anomala
  • Published 2006

Abstract

Many species have a repertoire of behaviour patterns that are used in contests over resources. It is likely that the function of these behaviour patterns is the assessment of asymmetries between contestants in physical variables (e.g. size or strength). Theoretical models of fighting behaviour such as the war of attrition and the hawk-dove game do not… (More)

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