Colony defense and behavioral differentiation in the eusocial shrimp Synalpheus regalis

@article{Duffy2002ColonyDA,
  title={Colony defense and behavioral differentiation in the eusocial shrimp Synalpheus regalis},
  author={Emmett J. Duffy and C. Morrison and K. S. Macdonald},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={51},
  pages={488-495}
}
  • Emmett J. Duffy, C. Morrison, K. S. Macdonald
  • Published 2002
  • Biology
  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
  • Abstract. The sponge-dwelling shrimp Synalpheusregalis and several congeners exhibit monogynous, eusocial colony structures, and field data suggest that these social species may have a competitive advantage in crowded environments. We explored mechanisms of colony defense, a likely contributor to such a social advantage, by measuring responses of resident shrimp to conspecific and heterospecific intruders in experimental nests. To test for behavioral differentiation among classes of individuals… CONTINUE READING
    90 Citations

    Figures from this paper.

    Paper Mentions

    Influence of sociality on allometric growth and morphological differentiation in sponge-dwelling alpheid shrimp
    • 15
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Social Control of Reproduction and Breeding Monopolization in the Eusocial Snapping Shrimp Synalpheus elizabethae
    • 8
    • PDF
    Comparative Social Behavior
    • 2
    Social organization in a flatworm: trematode parasites form soldier and reproductive castes
    • 72
    • PDF
    Kin structure, ecology and the evolution of social organization in shrimp: a comparative analysis
    • 78
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 61 REFERENCES