AGONISM IN ASTEROIDS.

@article{Wobber1975AGONISMIA,
  title={AGONISM IN ASTEROIDS.},
  author={D. R. Wobber},
  journal={The Biological bulletin},
  year={1975},
  volume={148 3},
  pages={
          483-496
        }
}
  • D. R. Wobber
  • Published 1975
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Biological bulletin
1. Intraspecific agonistic behavior, called bouts, which involves ray interactions between individual sea stars, is reported in species from all three living orders of asteroids and described for Patiria miniata and Pycnopodia helianthoides. This behavior indicates a certain sensitivity to conspecific contact on the aboral surface, in which each individual attempts to place a ray or rays on top of its opponent, an act which may initiate opponent withdrawal. Agonistic intraspecific bouts affect… Expand
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