Two patterns of parasitic male mating behaviors and their reproductive success in Japanese medaka, Oryzias latipes.

@article{Koya2013TwoPO,
  title={Two patterns of parasitic male mating behaviors and their reproductive success in Japanese medaka, Oryzias latipes.},
  author={Yasunori Koya and Yukari Koike and Rie Onchi and Hiroyuki Munehara},
  journal={Zoological science},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={
          76-82
        }
}
We found two patterns of parasitic mating behaviors by male in Japanese medaka, Oryzias latipes, in the spawning by one female and two males in the aquarium condition. In the first type of parasitic mating behavior, the unpaired male would rush toward the closely adhering female and paired male, and simultaneously perform emission behavior with close adhesion to the female (simultaneous emission). The second type of parasitic mating behavior was that the unpaired male would rush toward the… CONTINUE READING
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