Search for dissertations about: "Animal-personalities"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Animal-personalities.

  1. 1. Stress Coping Strategies in Brown Trout (Salmo Trutta): Ecological Significance and Effects of Sea-Ranching

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Daniel Brelin; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Zoophysiology; Stress-coping-strategies; Animal-personalities; Behavioral-syndromes; Brown trout; Salmo trutta; Catecholamines; Sexual maturation; Hatchery; Phenotype; Learning; Zoofysiologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi;

    Abstract : Two distinct stress coping strategies, proactive and reactive, have been stated in various animal studies, each associated with a set of behavioural and physiological characteristics. In a given challenging situation, proactive animals show more aggression, a higher general activity and a predominant sympathetic reaction. READ MORE

  2. 2. The prey perspective - behaviour and appearance in a world of predators

    University dissertation from Department of Biology, Lund University

    Author : Johan Ahlgren; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Local adaptation; predator regime; phenotypic plasticity; inducible defence; mortality; animal personality; predator; trait-compensation;

    Abstract : The varieties of prey phenotypes that have been revealed in nature are vast and many of these phenotypes are the result of the selective force that predators have had on prey traits in the past. Even within species and populations we see variations due to both differences in the selection forces they live under but also due to individual trait variation. READ MORE