Use of fish school for conditioned response experiments

  title={Use of fish school for conditioned response experiments},
  author={C. P. O'connell},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
A conditioned response experiment was carried out in January 1956 on the Pacific sardine, Sardinops caerulea, to assess the feasibility of applying such a technique to this and other clupeoid fishes in the study of their sensory capacities . The object was to determine (1) whether a school of sardines could be conditioned as a unit, and (2) whether the conditioned response of the school would be adversely affected by the replacement of mortalities with untrained specimens . The experiment was… Expand
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