Consistency of individual differences in behaviour of the lion-headed cichlid, Steatocranus casuarius

@article{Budaev1999ConsistencyOI,
  title={Consistency of individual differences in behaviour of the lion-headed cichlid, Steatocranus casuarius},
  author={Sergey V. Budaev and Dmitry D. Zworykin and Andrei D. Mochek},
  journal={Behavioural Processes},
  year={1999},
  volume={48},
  pages={49-55}
}
The development of individual differences in behaviour in a novel environment, in the presence of a strange fish and during aggressive interactions with a mirror-image was studied in the lion-headed cichlid (Steatocranus casuarius, Teleostei, Cichlidae). No consistency in behaviour was found at 4-5.5 months of age. However, behaviours scored in situations involving a discrete source of stress (a strange fish or conspecific) become significantly consistent at the age of 12 months. At 4-5.5 but… CONTINUE READING
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