martedì 20 giugno 2017

# s-behav: individuality among Amazon mollies

<< Genetically identical Amazon mollies raised individually and under identical environmental conditions, nevertheless develop different personality types. Additionally, increasing the opportunity for social interactions early in life appears to have no influence of the magnitude of personality variation. >>

AA << team used the Amazon molly, a livebearing Poecilid species. These animals are natural clones, meaning all the offspring of one mother have exactly the same genetic material. >>

Same genes, same environment, different personality: Is  individuality unavoidable? May  17,  2017

David Bierbach, Kate  L.  Laskowski, Max  Wolf. Behavioural  individuality  in  clonal  fish arises  despite  near-identical  rearing conditions. Nature Comm. 8, Article  number:  15361  (2017)  doi :10.1038/ncomms15361 Publ. 17  May  2017

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