The influence of differential swimming speeds on composition of multi‐species fish shoals

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The importance of species‐specific swim speeds for the formation of multi‐species fish shoals in a Canadian freshwater system was investigated. Swim speed was positively correlated with total length and differed between species but was unrelated to shoal size.

Keywords: Fundulus diaphanus; multi‐species; shoaling behaviour; swimming speed

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1: Department of Biology, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE17RH, U.K., 2: Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G128QQ, U.K., 3: Department of Physics, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, U.K. and 4: Department of Biology, University of Mount Allison, Sackville, New Brunswick, E4L 1G7, Canada

Publication date: September 1, 2005

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