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Theo Bakker
rows a freshly promoted PhD student
in a way-too-small rubber raft
across the pond at
The Institute for Evolutionary Biology & Ecology
University of Bonn
From a photo by Nicole Bersau

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Volume 19(5) — 2018
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Volume 19(5), September 2018

Festschrift in Honour of Theo Bakker
edited by
Timo Thünken, Ingolf P. Rick & Joachim G. Frommen

Contributions in honour of Professor Theo C. M. Bakker — Testing, not guessing
Timo Thünken, Ingolf P. Rick & Joachim G. Frommen — 2018(5) (tthuenken@evolution.uni-bonn.de)

Alien Attack: Trophic interactions of flowerhorn cichlids with endemics of ancient Lake Matano (Sulawesi, Indonesia).
Leon Hilgers, Fabian Herder, Renny K. Hadiaty & Jobst Pfaender — 2018(5) (l.hilgers@leibniz-zfmk.de)
Keywords: competition, flowerhorn cichlid, invasion, ontogenetic niche shift, predation, Telmatherina

Habitat preferences depend on substrate quality in a cooperative breeder.
Dario Josi, Michael Taborsky & Joachim G. Frommen — 2018(5) (dario.josi@iee.unibe.ch)
Keywords: cichlid, Neolamprologus pulcher, pay-to-stay, protection, shelter digging, territoriality

Cerebral lateralization and quantity discrimination abilities in the threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus).
Marion Mehlis-Rick, Timo Thünken, Markus Krings, Simon Käfer & Ingolf P. Rick — 2018(5) (irick@evolution.uni-bonn.de)
Keywords: cerebral lateralization, cognitive abilities, Gasterosteus aculeatus, numerical contrasts, quantity discrimination, shoaling behaviour, threespine stickleback

The location of damage-released alarm cues in a cichlid fish.
Denis Meuthen, Patrick Flege, Ronja Brandt & Timo Thünken — 2018(5) (dmeuthen@evolution.uni-bonn.de)
Keywords: alarm cues, club cells, Pelvicachromis taeniatus, predation risk, predator, skin extract

Mother's baby, father's maybe: Occurrence and frequency of multiple paternities in the European wild boar.
Björn Müller, Oliver Keuling, Christian Glensk & Jörg Brün — 2018(5) (bmueller@evolution.uni-bonn.de)
Keywords: alternative reproductive tactics, European wild boar, microsatellites, multiple paternity, sexual conflict, Sus scrofa

Group behavior of a nocturnal weakly electric mormyrid fish: Investigations using an electro-communicating dummy fish.
Sarah S. Pannhausen, Martin Worm, Frank Kirschbaum & Gerhard von der Emde — 2018(5) (s6sapann@uni-bonn.de)
Keywords: electro-communication, group behaviour, robotic fish, weakly electric fish

How to get out of a maze? Stingrays (Potamotrygon motoro) use directional information over landmark information when provided with both in a spatial task.
Vera Schluessel & Christian Ober — 2018(5) (V.schluessel@uni-bonn.de )
Keywords: behaviour, cognition, egocentric, elasmobranchs, spatial orientation, stingrays

Individual phenotypic plasticity explains seasonal variation in sperm morphology in a passerine bird.
Tim Schmoll, Oddmund Kleven & Maria Rusche — 2018(5) (tim.schmoll@uni-bielefeld.de)
Keywords: great tit, individual phenotypic plasticity, Parus major, population divergence, repeatability, seasonality, sperm competition, sperm morphology

Individual behavioural responses of an intermediate host to a manipulative acanthocephalan parasite and effects of intra-specific parasitic competition.
Timo Thünken, Simon Vitt, Sebastian A. Baldauf, Tina Jung & Joachim G. Frommen — 2018(5) (tthuenken@evolution.uni-bonn.de)
Keywords: behavioural manipulation, Gammarus pulex, individual variation, Polymorphus minutus, repeatability, host–parasite co-evolution