Geographic Variation in Agonistic Responses of Territorial Male Brook Sticklebacks, Culae Inconstans
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Citation:The Ohio Journal of Science. v85, n1 (March, 1985), 23-29
Territorial aggressive behavior was studied in male brook sticklebacks collected in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Oshkosh, Wisconsin; Ft. Atkinson, Wisconsin, and Urbana, Ohio. In the 20 h of observation 1,167 individual encounters with 3,305 separate aggressive displays were observed. Aggressive behavior was observed to be complex with at least 12 distinct aggressive display postures observed.
Author Institution: Department of Biology, Wilmington College ; Department of Biology, Earlham College
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