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Crustacean Models of Aggression

Donald H. Edwards and Jens Herberholz

in Biology of Aggression

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780195168761
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865444 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168761.003.0003
 							Crustacean Models of Aggression

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This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the factors that make crustaceans an excellent model for the study of aggressive behavior. It then discusses the natural contexts of aggression, aggression in development, aggressive behavior, dominance hierarchy formation, hormonal control of aggressive behavior, and neural mechanisms of aggressive behavior.

Keywords: crustaceans; aggressive behavior; models; neural mechanisms; dominance hierarchy formation; hormonal control

Chapter.  17575 words. 

Subjects: Neuroscience

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