Onsets of schooling behavior and social transmission in chub mackerel Scomber japonicus

  title={Onsets of schooling behavior and social transmission in chub mackerel Scomber japonicus},
  author={Shinnosuke Nakayama and Reiji Masuda and M. Tanaka},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  • Shinnosuke Nakayama, Reiji Masuda, M. Tanaka
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
  • Grouping behavior has various types of antipredator functions. Some of these functions require social transmission of information, such as the many-eyes effect, whereas others do not, such as the dilution and confusion effects. Functions of grouping behavior would enhance with social transmission among group members. We investigated and compared the onsets of schooling behavior and social transmission of information in chub mackerel Scomber japonicus. Onset of schooling behavior was observed in… CONTINUE READING
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