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  1. The Behaviour and Brain Function of the Cichlid Fish <em>Hemihaplochromis Philander</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Zoologica Africana
    Forebrain extirpations from Hemihaplochromis philander (Pisces: Cichlidae) resulted in a decrease of aggressive (territorial), courtship, and spontaneous behaviour. The stimulus-response latency was found to be increased by the extirpations. Forebrainless males were unable to distinguish between male and female conspecifics...
  2. First account of the metazoan parasite fauna of oilfish <em>Ruvettus pretiosus</em> Cocco, 1829 (Perciformes: Gempylidae) in South African waters

    First account of the metazoan parasite fauna of oilfish <em>Ruvettus pretiosus</em> Cocco, 1829 (Perciformes: Gempylidae) in South African waters

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Parasites are an important but neglected component of ecosystems that can be used as indicators of host biology and ecology. In the present study, the metazoan parasite assemblage of Ruvettus pretiosus, an understudied but widely distributed predatory gempylid, caught off...