Do Midas cichlids win through prowess or daring? It depends

Abstract

Individual Midas cichlids (Cichlasoma citrinellum) show persistent differences in aggressive behavior toward dummy fish. The starting question was whether the level of such behavior can be used to predict the winner of a fight. In the first (long-term) experiment two fish were matched for size, color, and sex. After 24 h the opaque barrier separating the 2… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00303836

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@article{Barlow2004DoMC, title={Do Midas cichlids win through prowess or daring? It depends}, author={George W. Barlow and William Rogers and Natasha Fraley}, journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology}, year={2004}, volume={19}, pages={1-8} }