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Sex differences in the responses to oviposition site cues by a fish revealed by tests with an artificial host. / Phillips, André; Reichard, Martin; Smith, Carl.

In: Animal Behaviour, Vol. 126, 04.2017, p. 187-194.

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Phillips, A, Reichard, M & Smith, C 2017, 'Sex differences in the responses to oviposition site cues by a fish revealed by tests with an artificial host' Animal Behaviour, vol. 126, pp. 187-194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.02.011

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Phillips, A., Reichard, M., & Smith, C. (2017). Sex differences in the responses to oviposition site cues by a fish revealed by tests with an artificial host. Animal Behaviour, 126, 187-194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.02.011

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Phillips A, Reichard M, Smith C. Sex differences in the responses to oviposition site cues by a fish revealed by tests with an artificial host. Animal Behaviour. 2017 Apr;126:187-194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.02.011

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Phillips, André ; Reichard, Martin ; Smith, Carl. / Sex differences in the responses to oviposition site cues by a fish revealed by tests with an artificial host. In: Animal Behaviour. 2017 ; Vol. 126. pp. 187-194.

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