Fighting fish Betta splendens extract relative information from apparent interactions : what happens when what you see is not what you get

  title={Fighting fish Betta splendens extract relative information from apparent interactions : what happens when what you see is not what you get},
  author={Peter K McGregor and Tom M Peake and Helene M. Lampe},
Aggressive signalling interactions contain information that could be used by individuals other than those directly involved in the interaction. We investigated whether the relative information contained in such signalling interactions is used by others in a laboratory setting. Male fighting fish (subjects) were allowed to see three treatments, without themselves being seen. In the control treatment subjects saw two males that were not interacting. In the real interaction treatment the subjects… CONTINUE READING
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