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undisturbed (Breithaupt et al., 1999 ). Freshwater teleosts also use urine as a vehicle for chemical communication. Goldfish ( Carassius auratus ) females release hormone-based conjugated steroids in their urine to prime males and signal fertility (Stacey

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Chemical communication in the Genus Anguilla : a minireview Mar Huertas 1) , Adelino V.M. Canário & Peter C. Hubbard (Centro de Ciências do Mar, Universidade do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, 8005-139 Faro, Portugal) (Accepted: 15 July 2008) Summary Eels of the Genus Anguilla are important fish

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bats were released at the site of capture after sunset. 2.4. Scent marking sampling and chemical analysis We investigated whether the formation of mutual grooming clusters was related to chemical communication by searching for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) on the wet surface of the individuals

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as manuscript editing. The authors would also like to acknowledge Larry and Linda Oman for financial support provided by the Oman Graduate Research in Ecology and Environmental Biology Scholarship. References Aggio J. Derby C.D. ( 2011 ). Chemical communication in lobsters

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in well conspicuous sites (Kleiman, 1966; Peters & Mech, 1975; Barja et al., 2001). European hedgehogs ( Erinaceus europaeus ) are conservative, nocturnal, solitary mammals, heavily dependent on chemical communication, that includes perineal drag in youngsters (Brown & Macdonald, 1985) and self

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.M. ( 2007 ). The role of chemical communication in mate choice . — Biol. Rev. 82 : 265 - 289 . Johnston , R.E. ( 1981 ). Testosterone dependence of scent marking by male hamsters ( Mesocricetus auratus ) . — Behav. Neural Biol. 31 : 96 - 99 . Jones , P.L. , Hämsch , F. , Page , R

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CHEMICAL COMMUNICATION IN THE MARINE PLANKTONIC COPEPODS CALANUS PACIFICUS AND PSEUDOCALANUS SP. 1) BY ARTHUR M. GRIFFITHS 2) and BRUCE W. FROST Department of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, U.S.A. INTRODUCTION The importance of the chemical sense in marine

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., 2008 ). To date, head down display postures have only been shown to be adopted by females on visual recognition of males and it is not known whether courtship postures can be induced by olfactory signals. Intraspecific chemical communication among cyprinids, of which P

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COMPETITION OF MALES, COURTSHIP BEHAVIOUR AND CHEMICAL COMMUNICATION IN THE DIGGER WASP BEMBIX ROSTRATA (HYMENOPTERA, SPHECIDAE) by HERMANN SCHÖNE1) and JAN TENGÖ2) (Ecological Station of Uppsala University, Färjestaden, Sweden) (With 8 Figures) (Acc. 7-XII-1980) INTRODUCTION Bembix rostrata

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Introduction Species in the Cordylidae, a family of lizard endemic to southern and eastern Africa (Stanley et al., 2011; Greenbaum et al., 2012; Reisig, 2014), possess two types of holocrine, epidermal glands involved in chemical communication, namely femoral glands and generation glands (fig. 1a

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