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Amarillo fish (Girardinichthys multiradiatus) use visual landmarks to orient in space

Abstract:

Fish responsiveness to visual stimuli has been studied extensively in contexts such as female mate choice, predator inspection and schooling, yet surprisingly little work has been conducted on visual orientation in space in fish. Here we report on an experiment designed to test whether Amarillo fish can learn to find a goal within a maze more effectively in the presence of local visual landmarks than otherwise. We found that: (a) Amarillo fish can use landmarks to locate a goal, (b) there was...

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de Perera, TB More by this author
Garcia, CM More by this author
Journal:
ETHOLOGY
Volume:
109
Issue:
4
Pages:
341-350
Publication date:
2003-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1439-0310
ISSN:
0179-1613
URN:
uuid:affd4e48-2ed3-4037-9779-6d1d4cbc5c3c
Source identifiers:
244660
Local pid:
pubs:244660
Language:
English

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