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Species: Gasterosteus aculeatus

Taxonomic class: Actinopterygii

Population type: captive

Geographical location: St. Andrews, UK

Data collection technique: video

Interaction type: group membership

Definition of interaction: A pair of individuals were classed as shoaling if they were within four body lengths of one another from head to head. Gambit of the group approach was then used to assume that a string of fish connected by less than two body lengths were all assumed to be associating with one another.

Edge weight type: frequency

Total duration of data collection: 120 min

Time resolution of data collection (within a day): 6 min

Time span of data collection (within a day): 120 min

Note: Networks represent social data collected from seven replicate groups of fish




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Atton, N., et al. "Familiarity affects social network structure and discovery of prey patch locations in foraging stickleback shoals." Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 281.1789 (2014): 20140579.