Data from: Threat sensitive adjustment of aggression by males and females in a biparental cichlid

Will Sowersby, Topi K. Lehtonen, Bob B.M. Wong & Bob B M Wong
Defending offspring provides fitness benefits to parents, but is costly. To moderate costs, parents should adjust aggressive responses to the threat posed by different species entering their territory. However, few studies have experimentally tested behavioral adjustments in response to the threat posed by different types of intruders, particularly in the field, and in environments with an array of heterospecific intruders. Here, using a biparental cichlid, the poor man’s tropheus (Hypsophrys nematopus), we investigated whether males...
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