Mutual assessment during ritualized fighting in mantis shrimp (Stomatopoda).

@article{Green2018MutualAD,
  title={Mutual assessment during ritualized fighting in mantis shrimp (Stomatopoda).},
  author={Patrick A Green and S N Patek},
  journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences},
  year={2018},
  volume={285 1871}
}
Safe and effective conflict resolution is critical for survival and reproduction. Theoretical models describe how animals resolve conflict by assessing their own and/or their opponent's ability (resource holding potential, RHP), yet experimental tests of these models are often inconclusive. Recent reviews have suggested this uncertainty could be alleviated… CONTINUE READING