Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Morphotype Related Dominance Hierarchies in Males of Macrobrachium Rosenbergii (Crustacea, Palaemonidae)

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites

image of Behaviour

Agonistic interactions in groups of Macrobrachium rosenbergii males were investigated in the laboratory. Each of the ten replicate groups consisted of the three distinct male morphotypes of this species: two Blue Clawed (BC) males and two Orange Clawed (OC) males matched to size, and two, much smaller, Small Males (SM). Male prawns formed a linear dominance hierarchy in which BC males were dominant over OC males which, in turn, were dominant over SM. Stabilization of the hierarchy over a period of three days was evident from reduction in the number of agonistic interactions and their intensity with time. The three male morphotypes differed in the extent to which they were involved in agonistic interactions and the nature of these interactions.

Affiliations: 1: Agricultural Research Organization, Fish and Aquaculture Research Unit, P.O. Box 6, Bet-Dagan 50250, Israel; 2: Department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

10.1163/156853991X00508
/content/journals/10.1163/156853991x00508
dcterms_title,pub_keyword,dcterms_description,pub_author
6
3
Loading
Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/156853991x00508
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/156853991x00508
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/156853991x00508
1991-01-01
2016-08-31

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation