Responses of the cavefishAstyanax mexicanus (Anoptichthys antrobius) to the oder of known or unknown conspecifics

  title={Responses of the cavefishAstyanax mexicanus (Anoptichthys antrobius) to the oder of known or unknown conspecifics},
  author={Michelle de Fraipont and Georges Thin{\'e}s},
Juvenile individuals of the cave characidAstyanax mexicanus recognize to a significant extent, in a choice-apparatus, the odor of known conspecifics as compared to that of unknown ones during the first 2 min of a 10-min experiment. After this initial oriented response, exploration becomes random. 
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