Intraspecific kleptoparasitism and counter-tactics in the archerfish (Toxotes chatareus)

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Behaviour 149 (2012) 1367–1394 Intraspecific kleptoparasitism and counter-tactics in the archerfish ( Toxotes chatareus ) Bradley Duane Davis and L.M. Dill ∗ Evolutionary and Behavioural Ecology Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6 * Corresponding author’s e-mail address: Accepted 11 October 2012 Abstract The mechanics of the archerfish’s remarkable ability to spit down aerial prey is well studied. Rel- atively unknown, however, are the social consequences of this hunting method. To explore how physical factors and behavioural choices affect the use and success of intraspecific kleptoparasitism in socially

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