@unpublished{cogprints5479, month = {December}, title = {Indidivual differences in the behaviour of fishes}, school = {A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences}, author = {Dr. Sergey Budaev}, year = {2000}, note = {In Russian}, keywords = {individual differences, fish behavior, comparative psychology, function, evolution, temperament, personality, boldness}, url = {http://cogprints.org/5479/}, abstract = {This is the official printed Russian summary of PhD Thesis, describing a series of studies of the phenotypic organization and ecological significance of individual differences in fish behavior. The following species were studied: guppy Poecilia retuculata, lion-headed cichlid Steatocranus cassuarius, convict cichlid Archocentrus nigrofasciatum, wrasses Symphodus ocellatus, S. tinca, and two species of sturgeons Acipenser stellatus and A. gueldenstaedti. In this Thesis, I developed methods for the analysis of individual differences in fish behavior and studied their structure, development, and ecological and evolutionary significance.} }