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ethogram

(ē′thə-grăm′)
n.
A systematic inventory listing and describing the behavioral patterns of an organism or a species.
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The activity is done over two 3-hour laboratory sessions to allow enough time for the students to (1) engage in class discussion of key concepts in behavioral observations, (2) become familiar with the CamClickr project, (3) generate testable hypotheses, and (4) collect observations from CamClickr and create and use ethograms.
use ethograms to construct and test hypotheses about the evolution of behavior
An ethogram of body patterning behavior in the squid Loligo vulgaris reynaudii on spawning grounds in South Africa.
An ethogram of body patterning behavior in the biomedieally and commercially valuable squid Loligo pealei off Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
The sampling protocol proposed here should be used in future studies dealing with behavioral repertoires and ethograms because it minimizes the problems of pseudoreplication and provides a more realistic view of the allocation of time and energy for different activities.
Ethogram of two captive mother-calf dyads of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncates): Comparison with field ethograms.
An ethogram is a catalogue of mutually exclusive and objective behaviors or actions exhibited by an animal that avoids subjectivity and functional inference as to their possible purpose.
Our goal is not to construct a detailed ethogram (Tinbergen, 1963; Leonard and Lukowiak, 1984), but rather to demonstrate relationships between behaviors and sensory cues in the natural habitat.
An ethogram of the sea slug, Navanax inermis (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia).
As well as comparisons of ethograms between species, comparisons between members of a species that are and are not reproductively active could provide an important insight into the visual vocabulary associated with spawning.
The ethogram of reproductive body components presented in this study has both similarities to and differences from those described for other species (Hanlon, 1988; Yang et at.
Our aim in this paper is to describe an ethogram for the commercially important squid Loligo vulgaris reynaudii.