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Free Content Gregarious Behavior of Juveniles of the Spiny Lobster, Panulirus Argus (Crustacea: Decapoda)

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Small juvenile Panulirus argus were gregarious in their utilization of cover under laboratory conditions, though aggressive encounters limited the extent of this cover-sharing. While walking in areas lacking cover, both under laboratory conditions and when released in situ, the juveniles formed queues which broke up when they reached cover or were threatened.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 1975

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