agonistic behavior


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agonistic behavior

[¦ag·ə¦nis·tik bi′hāv·yər]
(psychology)
In social animals, fighting and escape behavior common in males during the rutting season.
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2010) suggested that a common underlying neural asymmetry may be responsible for both left-directing neck-looping and increased aggression, consistent with studies showing lateralization of agonistic behavior in several vertebrate species (Deckel 1995, Robins et al.
Additional observations were made during brief visits to the Dallas Aquarium in 2008 and 2011 when RKL and AAE, respectively, made observations and photographed agonistic behavior in the refuge population (total ca.
Swimming rapidly across the substratum may offer the pair an opportunity to flee agonistic behavior of saboteur males prior to the vertical spawning ascent.
Mounting and fighting were interacting behaviors with others piglets, and fighting was the extremely agonistic behavior with subsequent increased injuries unlike some mock combat (pushing, nudging, sudden leaping) and social manipulative (tail-biting, belly-nosing, mounting) behaviors (Glatz, 2001).
Future experiments sealing male spinnerets and investigating variations on the mating pattern and female agonistic behavior, as well as studying male-male competition with and without copulatory silk lines, will help elucidate the possible functions of this behavior.
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For this same reason though, the lack of agonistic behavior towards the Red-headed Woodpecker was unexpected.
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sponge, seaweed) in which the damselfish patrolled and exhibited frequent agonistic behavior by attacking other fishes.