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Dominance and growth of Diplodus sargus (Pisces: Sparidae) in small captive groups
Contributor(s):: Goncalves, A. R., Sousa, L. C. de, Almada, V. C.
"Gift giving" by wild bottle-nose dolphins (Tursiops sp.) to humans at a wild dolphin provisioning program, Tangalooma, Australia
Contributor(s):: Holmes, B. J., Neil, D. T.
Investigating the influence of predictable and unpredictable feed delivery schedules upon the behaviour and welfare of Atlantic salmon parr (Salmo salar) using social network analysis and fin damage
Contributor(s):: Jones, H. A. C., Noble, C., Damsgard, B., Pearce, G. P.
From fright to anticipation: reward conditioning versus habituation to a moving dip net in farmed Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
Contributor(s):: Nilsson, J., Stien, L. H., Fosseidengen, J. E., Olsen, R. E., Kristiansen, T. S.
Using rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss as self-feeding actuators for white-spotted charr Salvelinus leucomaenis: implications for production and welfare
Contributor(s):: Noble, C., Flood, M. J., Tabata, M.
Salivary cortisol in captive dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): a non-invasive technique
Contributor(s):: Pedernera-Romano, C., Valdez, R. A., Singh, S., Chiappa, X., Romano, M. C., Galindo, F.
Tolerance of amphibians in Slovakian people: a comparison of pond owners and non-owners
Contributor(s):: Prokop, P., Fancovicova, J.
Shelter use of familiar and unfamiliar groups of juvenile European catfish Silurus glanis
Contributor(s):: Slavik, O., Maciak, M., Horky, P.
Does structural enrichment for toxicology studies improve zebrafish welfare?
Contributor(s):: Wilkes, L., Owen, S. F., Readman, G. D., Sloman, K. A., Wilson, R. W.
The effect of cover on food consumption and growth in two freshwater fish species used in experimental studies
Contributor(s):: Wootton, R. J., Handisyde, N., Rowe, C.
Reducing the incidence of net cage biting and the expression of escape-related behaviors in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) with feeding and cage enrichment
Contributor(s):: Zimmermann, E. W., Purchase, C. F., Fleming, I. A.
Conflict and reconciliation behavior trends of the bottlenose dolphin ( Tursiops truncatus )
Contributor(s):: Holobinko, A., Waring, G. H.
Wild bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) populations display societal structures characterized by numerous and frequent changes in group composition, complex social relationships, and high levels of cooperation, attributes also observed in human and nonhuman primate cultures. Maintaining...
Moral and empirical dimensions of human-animal interactions in ecotourism: deepening an otherwise shallow pool of debate
Contributor(s):: Fennell, D., Nowaczek, A.
Although ecotourism is often theorised as a hard path and ecocentric, in the last decade such travel has softened to accommodate heightened demand in a growing number of regions, and the inclusion of other more consumptive types of activities. In light of these changes, we focus on the moral...
Current issues in fish welfare
Contributor(s):: Huntingford, F. A., Adams, C., Braithwaite, V. A., Kadri, S., Pottinger, T. G., Sandoe, P., Turnbull, J. F.
This article presents a broad overview of the current understanding of a number of issues relating to the welfare of cultured and wild fish. Relationships between science, ethics and welfare; the perception of fear and pain; the costs and benefits of human interactions with fishes; natural...
Increased number of whistles of bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus , arising from interaction with people
Contributor(s):: Akiyama, J., Ohta, M.
The acoustic mode is the most reasonable means for social animals such as dolphins to maintain contact in the underwater habitat, and has been developed since they moved to the sea. This study investigates variations in dolphin vocalizations under the following conditions in a captive...
Latitudinal variation in diet and patterns of human interaction in the marine otter
Contributor(s):: Mangel, J. C., Whitty, T., Medina-Vogel, G., Alfaro-Shigueto, J., Caceres, C., Godley, B. J.
The marine otter (Lontra felina) inhabits patches of rocky coastline from central Peru to southern Chile and is classified as Endangered by the IUCN. Given the limited information available about the species, we set out to assess marine otter diet with a view to detecting latitudinal differences,...
Animal welfare and organic aquaculture in open systems
Contributor(s):: Cottee, S. Y., Petersan, P.
The principles of organic farming espouse a holistic approach to agriculture that promotes sustainable and harmonious relationships amongst the natural environment, plants and animals, as well as regard for animals' physiological and behavioral needs. However, open aquaculture systems - both...
Special Issue: Animal welfare in a broad perspective. Papers from the Nordic Network of Agriculture and Food Ethics. (Special Issue: Animal welfare in a broad perspective. Papers from the Nordic Network of Agriculture and Food Ethics.)
Contributor(s):: Rocklinsberg, H., Gjerris, M.
This special issue is a compilation of articles from dispersed research groups and individual PhD students which focus on interdisciplinary works on animal welfare involved in Nordic agri-aquaculture field and food ethics. Topics discussed are: how to consider the value of farm animals in...
Consumer attitudes towards the development of animal-friendly husbandry systems
Contributor(s):: Frewer, L. J., Kole, A., Kroon, S. M. A. van de, Lauwere, C. de
Recent policy developments in the area of livestock husbandry have suggested that, from the perspective of optimizing animal welfare, new animal husbandry systems should be developed that provide opportunities for livestock animals to be raised in environments where they are permitted to engage...
Perspectives on salmon feed: a deliberative assessment of several alternative feed resources
Contributor(s):: Gillund, F., Myhr, A. I.
The future of salmon aquaculture depends on the adoption of alternative feed resources in order to reduce the need for fish meal and fish oil. This may include resources such as species from lower trophic levels, by-products and by-catch from fisheries and aquaculture, animal by-products, plants,...