The influence of hunger on food-stocking behaviour of climbing perch Anabas testudineus
Authors: Binoy; Thomas
Source: Journal of Fish Biology, Volume 73, Number 4, September 2008 , pp. 1053-1057(5)
Abstract:The present study demonstrated that the climbing perch Anabas testudineus collected and stocked food pellets in its mouth, a behaviour that has not yet been reported in any other species of fish. In this species, food deprivation for 24 h increased food stocking, but not food intake.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2008-09-01