Biological motion stimuli are attractive to medaka fish

  title={Biological motion stimuli are attractive to medaka fish},
  author={Tomohiro Nakayasu and Eiji Watanabe},
  booktitle={Animal Cognition},
In many social fish species, visual cues play an important role in inducing shoaling behaviour. The present study is the first to examine whether and how “biological motion” depicting a moving creature by means of only a small number of isolated points induces shoaling behaviour in fish. Medaka (Oryzias latipes) were used because they are known to have high visual acuity and exhibit a strong tendency to form shoals. In experiment 1, we found that the presentation of medaka biological motion… CONTINUE READING

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