Proximate costs of fighting in male cichlid fish: the role of injuries and energy metabolism.

@article{Neat1998ProximateCO,
  title={Proximate costs of fighting in male cichlid fish: the role of injuries and energy metabolism.},
  author={Neat and Taylor and Huntingford},
  journal={Animal behaviour},
  year={1998},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={875-82}
}
While much is known about the functional significance of strategic decisions in animal fighting, relatively little is understood about the mechanisms that underlie the making of those decisions. In mechanistic terms, strategic decisions, such as either escalating a fight or giving up, are made in relation to the proximate costs that opponents inflict (or can potentially inflict) upon one another. These costs include physical injury and also the physiological consequences of engaging in an… CONTINUE READING
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