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Progress Update #5

Progress Update #5

Data was collected on 4/5/18 and 4/8/18. The trials were completed and the averages of the trials were calculated. The fish were slightly more active the second. The female stayed close to the divider and interacted with the males often. Data Collection: The Completion of 

Progress Update #4

Progress Update #4

This data was collected 4/3/18 and 4/4/18. More male/male trials were completed and most of the male/female trials were completed. Each pair was tested 3 times for a total of 15 minutes under inspection. The experimental tank was used for all of these trials. Experiment 

Progress Update #3

Progress Update #3

April 1st, 2018 3 PM The bystander trials began today. Using two pairs of fish six trials were completed. Male #2 and Male #4 were placed into experiment side A with the mirror, in each pair, these two fish were the focus of counting gill 

Progress Update #2

Progress Update #2

3/29/18 12 PM All fish were active and swimming in their bowls. There was a small amount of leftover food from yesterday in all but male #5’s fishbowl. Tanks are still clear. The self-trials for the males will be continued today during the regularly scheduled 

Progress Update #1

Progress Update #1

3/28/18 3pm Upon coming into the greenhouse, the team discovered that Male Betta #1 had died since yesterday’s feeding. He will be removed from the experiment but not replaced. The four remaining males will be used for data collection. Previously the female that had been 

Betta Fish Experimental Set-up

Betta Fish Experimental Set-up

March 22, 2018             The team added black rocks, tap water, and API Tap Water Conditioner to six small glass bowls. These bowls were labeled as Male #1 up to Male #5, and one bowl was labeled Female. All six 

The Cycle of Betta Splendens and their unique behaviors

The Cycle of Betta Splendens and their unique behaviors

Background             Betta splendens are apart of the kingdom Animalia, phylum Chordata, and class Ctinopterygii. They are a member of the gourami family and are known to be highly territorial. Bettas can be found in standing waters of canals, rice paddies, and 

Understanding Kittens Behaviors

Understanding Kittens Behaviors

Kitten Care Kittens are cute and fun to play with, but there’s a lot to learn about them. They are very alert and love to explore in adventures. Because of this, they tend to step out of line and get themselves into trouble. However, resorting 

Betta Fish Project Proposal

Betta Fish Project Proposal

Co-authors: Heather Schofield and Malisa Rai  Background:             Communication between animals occurs in a variety of forms, such as auditory, electrical, or visual signals. The use of signals allows animals to send information to one another and modify behaviors based upon 

Communication

Communication

Outline Introduction to Communication • Sensory exploitation and the evolutionary history of signaling • Honesty in Signaling • Signal Deception • Eavesdropping What is communication? Behavioural interactions between animals involve communication such as visual, auditory, chemical, electrosensory and mechanosensory. + It can take place between members