PNAS - Predation risk drives social complexity in cooperative breeders. Groenewoud, Frommen, Josi, Tanaka, Jungwirth & Taborsky
NATURE COMMUNICATIONS Kinship reduces alloparental care in cooperative
cichlids where helpers pay-to-stay
Zoettl M., Heg D., Chervet N. & Taborsky M. (2013)
Social competence: an evolutionary approach
Taborsky, B. & Oliveira, R.F.
Larval helpers and age polyethism in ambrosia beetles
Biedermann P.H.W. & Taborsky M.
Animal personality due to social niche specialisation
Bergmueller R. & Taborsky M.
Environmental Change Enhances Cognitive Abilities in Fish
Kotrschal, A. & Taborsky, B.
Extended phenotypes as signals
Franziska C. Schaedelin and Michael Taborsky
On the Origin of Species by Natural
and Sexual Selection
G. Sander van Doorn, Pim Edelaar, Franz J. Weissing
Cambridge University Press
Alternative Reproductive Tactics: An Integrative
Oliveira R., Taborsky M. & Brockmann H.J.
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During my bachelor thesis I investigated whether territorial Lamprologus callipterus males adjust the size of shells they use to build a nest to the risk of sperm competition by parasitic males. In my master studies I compare the behavioral ecology of six distinct population of Neolamprologus pulcher from Lake Tanganyika, East Africa. In the field these populations differ their habitat structure, predation pressure and behavior. In a common garden experiment I study whether the F1 generation of wild caught individuals still displays significant differences in behavior, by testing them in different contexts.
|Since 2015||Master student in Biology, with special qualification in Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Switzerland, supervised by Dr. Joachim Frommen and Prof. Michael Taborsky|
|2012-2014||Bachelor of Science in Biology, with special qualification in Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Switzerland, supervised by Dr. Joachim Frommen and Prof. Michael Taborsky. Title: "Do territorial Lamprologus callipterus males retrieve smaller snail shells if they face the threat of sperm competition?"|