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Tinbergen's legacy in Behaviour : sixty years of landmark stickleback papers

Author: Frank von Hippel, Biologe.
Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2010.
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This book traces important scientific advances in ethology, evolutionary biology, ecology, ecotoxicology and developmental genetics made possible through the stickleback model via a selection of key  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Nikolaas Tinbergen; Niko Tinbergen; Niko Tinbergen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank von Hippel, Biologe.
ISBN: 9004170294 9789004170292
OCLC Number: 808083333
Notes: "Including retrospectives by Desmond Morris, Theo Bakker, R.J. Wootton & others"--Cover.
Description: 539 S : Ill.
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction: the Stickleback Model Russell & Russell (1985): Sticklebacks and ethology The Reproductive Cycle Tinbergen & van Iersel (1948): "Displacement reactions" in the three-spined stickleback Retrospective: Desmond Morris Morris (1957): "Typical intensity" and its relation to the problem of ritualisation Morris (1958 excerpts): The reproductive behaviour of the ten-spined stickleback (Pygosteus pungitius L.) Sevenster (1961 excerpts): A causal analysis of a displacement activity (fanning in Gasterosteus aculeatus L.) Retrospective: Harman V. S. Peeke Peeke (1969 excerpts): Habituation of conspecific aggression in the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus L.) Retrospective: R. J. Wootton Wootton (1971 excerpts): Measures of the aggression of parental male three-spined sticklebacks Retrospective: Theo C. M. Bakker Bakker & Sevenster (1983 excerpts): Determinants of dominance in male sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus L.) Baerends (1985 excerpts): Do the dummy experiments with sticklebacks support the IRM-concept? MacDonald et al. (1995 excerpts): Intertidal breeding and aerial development of embryos of a stickleback fish (Gasterosteus) MacDonald et al. (1995 excerpts): Experiments on embryo survivorship, habitat selection, and competitive ability of a stickleback fish (Gasterosteus) which nests in the rocky intertidal zone McDonald et al. (1995 excerpts): Nuptial colour loss and signal masking in Gasterosteus: an analysis using video imaging Kraak et al. (2000 excerpts): Stickleback males, especially large and red ones, are more likely to nest concealed in macrophytes Rush et al. (2003 excerpts): Reflectance spectra from free-swimming sticklebacks (Gasterosteus): social context and eye-jaw contrast Homosexuality, Cannibalism & Sexual Strategies Morris (1952): Homosexuality in the ten-spined stickleback (Pygosteus pungitius L.) Morris (1955): The causation of pseudofemale and pseudomale behaviour: a further comment van den Assem (1967 excerpts): Territory in the three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus L. An experimental study in intra-specific competition Retrospective: R. J. Wootton Wootton (1972 excerpts): The behaviour of the male three-spined stickleback in a natural situation: a quantitative description Retrospective: Boyd Kynard Kynard (1978 excerpts): Breeding behavior of a lacustrine population of threespine sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus L.) Ridley & Rechten (1981): Female sticklebacks prefer to spawn with males whose nests contain eggs Feuth-de Bruijn & Sevenster (1983 excerpts): Parental reactions to young in sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus L.) Salfert & Moodie (1985 excerpts): Filial egg-cannibalism in the brook stickleback, Culaea inconstans (Kirtland) Foster (1995 excerpts): Understanding the evolution of behavior in threespine stickleback: the value of geographic variation Predators & Parasites Hoogland et al. (1956 excerpts): The spines of sticklebacks (Gasterosteus and Pygosteus) as means of defence against predators (Perca and Esox) Retrospective: Iain Barber Barber & Huntingford (1995): The effect of Schistocephalus solidus (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea) on the foraging and shoaling behaviour of three-spined sticklebacks, Gasterosteus aculeatus Retrospective: T. E. Reimchen Reimchen (1995 excerpts): Predator-induced cyclical changes in lateral plate frequencies of Gasterosteus Reimchen (2000 excerpts): Predator handling failures of lateral plate morphs in Gasterosteus aculeatus: functional implications for the ancestral plate condition Physiology & Behaviour de Ruiter & Bonga (1985): Consequences of nestbuilding behaviour for osmoregulation in male three-spined sticklebacks Borg & Mayer (1995): Androgens and behaviour in the three-spined stickleback Borg et al. (2004): Mechanisms in the photoperiodic control of reproduction in the stickleback Behavioural Genetics, Phylogenetics & Speciation Bakker (1986 excerpts): Aggressiveness in sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus L.): a behaviour-genetic study Retrospective: Michael A. Bell Bell (1995): Intraspecific systematics of Gasterosteus aculeatus populations: implications for behavioral ecology von Hippel & Weigner (2004 excerpts): Sympatric anadromous-resident pairs of threespine stickleback species in young lakes and streams at Bering Glacier, Alaska Kitano et al. (2008 excerpts): Divergence of male courtship displays between sympatric forms of anadromous threespine stickleback Bibliography of stickleback papers published in Behaviour, 1948-2008
Responsibility: edited by Frank von Hippel.


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"The collection illustrates the rapid development of this field from ethology or Tierpsychologie towards up-to-date behavioural ecology and its manifold sub-areas. ... [It] is a book which has been Read more...

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