Tropheus moorei (Cichlidae) - Soziale Befriedungsgeste in der Gruppe

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Tropheus moorei (Cichlidae) - Soziale Befriedungsgeste in der Gruppe
Alternative Title
Tropheus moorei (Cichlidae) - Social Gesture of Appeasement within the Group
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E 1152
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Silent film
Max-Planck-Institut für Verhaltensphysiologie (Seewiesen)
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Technical Metadata

IWF Technical Data
Film, 16 mm, 64 m ; SW, 6 min

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Subject Area
Buntbarsch. Beschwichtigungsverhalten oder Grüßen zwischen Gruppenmitgliedern, Führungsschwimmen des Männchens, Absamgebärden, Hochstellen des Kopfes, Rüttel-Intentionen, Farbwechsel des Rumpfgürtels, Attackieren, Pseudoablaichen.
The film shows various expressions of the pseudo-sexual appeasement behaviour or "greeting" among members of a closed group of one male and three females, living for years in an aquarium.
Keywords Buntbarsch Tropheus moorei Kommunikation / Pisces Scheinablaichen Kampfverhalten / Pisces (Cichlidae) Sozialverhalten / Pisces Farbwechsel / Pisces Balz / Perciformes courtship / Perciformes colour change / Pisces social behaviour / Pisces fighting behaviour / Pisces (Cichlidae) pseudo-spawning communication / Pisces Tropheus moorei cichlid Encyclopaedia Cinematographica
IWF Classification Biologie Perciformes - Barschartige Pisces - Fische Vertebrata - Wirbeltiere Ethologie, Morphologie Zoologie zoology ethology, morphology vertebrata - vertebrates pisces - fish perciformes - perch-like fishes biology

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