Multimodal communication in courting fiddler crabs reveals male performance capacities

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Courting males often perform different behavioural displays that demonstrate aspects of their quality. Male fiddler crabs, Uca sp., are well known for their repetitive claw-waving display during courtship. However, in some species, males produce an additional signal by rapidly stridulating their claw, creating a 'drumming' vibrational signal through the… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rsos.161093

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