The role of learning in fish behaviour

@article{Kieffer2004TheRO,
  title={The role of learning in fish behaviour},
  author={James D Kieffer and Patrick Colgan},
  journal={Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={125-143}
}
  • J. Kieffer, P. Colgan
  • Published 1 June 1992
  • Environmental Science, Biology, Psychology
  • Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
SummaryThe behavioural patterns of fish are the result of innate (‘built-in’) patterns of maturation (developmental changes) and of learning processes (imprinting and trial-and-error learning). Innate behavioural patterns are considered to be ‘hard-wired’ and inflexible. However, through learning, fish can adapt to environmental change. For instance, the homing behaviour of fish may be partly the result of the development of specific parts of the brain and partly because of changes in behaviour… 
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