This volume is based on the proceedings of a conference held in Sicily, in October 1991. It illustrates the developments in the field of behavioural ecology using fishes, with new or more sophisticated ideas and techniques that offer the potential of powerful analyses of selection on behaviour.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. Behaviour, Ecology and Teleost Fishes 2. Fish Behavioural Ecology: Pros, Cons and Opportunities Predator avoidance 3. Evolution of Adaptive Variation in Antipredator Behaviour 4. The Development of Adaptive Variation in Predator a voidance in Freshwater Fishes 5. Learning Interactions between Prey and Predator Fish 6. Conflicting Demands in Gobies: When to Eat, Reproduce, and Avoid Predators 7. Foraging 8. Choosing Prey Size: A Comparison of Static and Dynamic Foraging Models for Predicting Prey Choice by Fish 9. Factors Affecting the Behavioural Mechanisms of Diet Selection in Fishes 10. Morphological Constraints on Behaviour through Ontogeny. the Importance of Developmental Constraints Resource defence 11. Whether or Not to Defend? the Influence of Resource Distribution 12. The Puzzling Paucity of Feeding Territories among Freshwater Fishes 13. Knowledge of Proximate Causes Aid Our Understanding of Function and Evolutionary History Life histories and reproduction 14. Behavioural Implications of Intraspecific Life History Variation 15. Behavioural Causes and Consequences of Life History Variation in Fish 16. Sex Role Reversal in a Pipefish 17. The Importance of Male-: Male Competition and Sexually Selected Dimorphic Traits for Male Reproductive Success in Site-attached Fishes with Paternal Care: The Case of the Freshwater Goby Padogobius martensi 18. Male Competition, Female Mate Choice and Sexual Size Dimorphism in Poeciliid Fishes 19. The Advantages of Being Red: Sexual Selection in the Stickleback Conclusions 20. Behavioural Organisation and the Evolution of Behavioural Strategies
Huntingford, Felicity Anne