Utilization of the “Nesting” site territory and relationships with conspecific individuals during parental care in the males of masked greenling Hexagrammos octogrammus (Hexagrammidae, Scorpaeniformes)

Territorial behavior of males of masked greenling Hexagrammos octogrammus guarding the nest site with eggs until hatching of embryos in the aquarium is studied based on visual observations and videorecording. Formation of defensed territory around the nest and dynamics of aggressive contacts between the guarding male, conspecific individuals, and other fish… CONTINUE READING