Does the ophiuroid Amphiura filiformis alert conspecifics to the danger of predation through the generation of an alarm signal?

Martin Solan, Emma Battle

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Abstract

The ability of the ophiuroid Amphiura filiformis to alert conspecifics to the presence of a predator was investigated. Our preliminary findings indicate that intraspecific communication of an alarm signal does not occur and that, ultimately the motivation for altering behaviour in response to a stimulus is not oriented to the population as a whole.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1117-1118
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
Volume83
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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