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dc.contributor.advisorFouilloux, Chloe
dc.contributor.advisorValkonen, Janne
dc.contributor.advisorRojas, Bibiana
dc.contributor.authorAlanen, Emmi
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-18T06:01:22Z
dc.date.available2020-12-18T06:01:22Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.urihttps://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/73315
dc.description.abstractThe behaviour of an individual organism is a combination of previous experiences and genetic factors. In some situations, a behaviour of an individual may be repeatable or consistent. For my Master’s thesis, I studied the consistency of behaviour in amphibians in two life stages. Specifically, I used the dyeing poison frog (Dendrobates tinctorius), a species who is cannibalistic during its larval stage, and transitions from an aquatic to terrestrial habitat across metamorphosis. The aim of my project was to find out if behaviour is consistent within larval and juvenile stages of D. tinctorius frogs. Based on previous studies showing consistency in amphibian behaviour, I investigated whether (1) D. tinctorius tadpoles have consistency in their aggressive behaviour; and (2) D. tinctorius individuals show consistency in activity after metamorphosis. During the frog’s larval stage, I conducted two aggression trials where individual behaviour was observed in the presence of a conspecific. Likewise, froglet behaviour was observed individually in two consecutive trials where the movements of an individual were observed in a novel environment. No repeatability was found in larval behaviour. In juveniles, activity was found to be repeatable at the family level. None of the studied behaviours was consistent at individual level. This study shows that there is some behavioural consistency in D. tinctorius, but further research is needed in order to show repeatability at individual level, or across life stages.en
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dc.language.isoen
dc.subject.otherbehavioural ecology
dc.subject.othercannibalism
dc.subject.otherrepeatability
dc.titleBehavioural consistency in the dyeing poison frog, Dendrobates tinctorius
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:fi:jyu-202012187261
dc.type.ontasotMaster’s thesisen
dc.type.ontasotPro gradu -tutkielmafi
dc.contributor.tiedekuntaMatemaattis-luonnontieteellinen tiedekuntafi
dc.contributor.tiedekuntaFaculty of Sciencesen
dc.contributor.laitosBio- ja ympäristötieteiden laitosfi
dc.contributor.laitosDepartment of Biological and Environmental Scienceen
dc.contributor.yliopistoJyväskylän yliopistofi
dc.contributor.yliopistoUniversity of Jyväskyläen
dc.contributor.oppiaineEkologia ja evoluutiobiologiafi
dc.contributor.oppiaineEcology and evolutionary biologyen
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dc.subject.ysokäyttäytyminen
dc.subject.ysosammakot
dc.subject.ysoeläinten käyttäytyminen
dc.subject.ysoekologia
dc.subject.ysoyhtenäisyys
dc.subject.ysobehaviour
dc.subject.ysofrogs
dc.subject.ysoanimal behaviour
dc.subject.ysoecology
dc.subject.ysoconsistency
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