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2022

Bergman, JN, Raby, GD, Neigel, KL, Rennie, CD, Balshiine, S, Bennett, JR, Fisk, AT, and Cooke, SJ, 2022. "Tracking the early stages of an invasion with biotelemetry: behaviour of round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in Canada’s historic Rideau Canal". Biological Invasions, 24, 1149–1173 View Abstract  PDF

2021

Mehdi, H, Lau, SC, Synyshyn, C, Salena, M, Morphet, M, Hamilton, J, Muzzatti, MN, McCallum, ES, Midwood, JD, and Balshine, S, 2021. "A comparison of passive and active gear in fish community assessments in summer versus winter". Fisheries Research, 242(106016) View Abstract  PDF

Lau, S, Mehdi, H, Bragg, L, Servos, M, Balshine, S, and Scott, GR, 2021. "Exposure to Wastewater Effluent Disrupts Hypoxia Responses in Killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus)  ". Environmental Pollution, 284, 117373 View Abstract  PDF

Nikel, K, McCallum, E, Mehdi, H, Du, S, Bowman, J, Midwood, J, Scott, G, and Balshine, S, 2021. "Fish living near two wastewater treatment plants have unaltered thermal tolerance but show changes in organ and tissue traits". Journal of Great Lakes Research, 47, 522-533 View Abstract  PDF

Cunha-Saraiva, F, Martins, RS, Power, DM, Balshine, S, and Schaedelin, F, 2021. "Galanin and prolactin expression in relation to parental care in two sympatric cichlid species from Lake Tanganyika". General and Comparative Endocrinology, 309(113785) View Abstract  PDF

Bates, AE, Primack, RB, Duarte, CM, and PAN-Environment Working Group, 2021. "Global COVID-19 lockdown highlights humans as both threats and custodians of the environment. ". Biological Conservation, 263( 109175) View Abstract  PDF

Culbert, B, Tsui, N, and Balshine, S, 2021. "Learning performance is associated with social preferences in a group-living fish  ". Behavioural Processes, 191 View Abstract  PDF

Brown, NA, Halliday, WD, Balshine, S, and Juanes, F, 2021. "Low-amplitude noise elicits the Lombard effect in plainfin midshipman mating vocalizations in the wild ". Animal Behavior, 181, 29-39 View Abstract  PDF

Culbert, BM, Ligocki, IY, Salena, MG, Wong, MY, Hamilton, IM, Aubin-Horth, N, Bernier, NJ, and Balshine, S, 2021. "Rank- and sex-specific differences in the neuroendocrine regulation of glucocorticoids in a wild group-living fish  ". Hormones and Behavior, Accepted View Abstract  

Salena, MG, Singh, A, Weller, O, Fang, XX, and Balshine, S, 2021. "Rapid spatial learning in cooperative and non-cooperative cichlids". Behavioural Processes, 104550 View Abstract  PDF

Fischer, S, Balshine, S, Hadolt, MC, and Schaedelin, FC, 2021. "Siblings matter: Family heterogeneity improves associative learning later in life.". Ethology, 127, 897-907 View Abstract  PDF

Peplar, M, Miller, J, Hindra, M, Elliot, S, and Balshine, 2021. "Tactic-specific antimicrobial activity suggests a parental care function for accessory glands in a marine toadfish". Proceedings of the Royal Society, 127((1947)), 104879 View Abstract  PDF

Salena, M, Turko, A, Singh, A, HughesPathak, A, Hughes, E, Brown, C, and Balshine, S, 2021. "Understanding fish cognition: a review and appraisal of current practices". Animal Cognition, 24, 395–406 View Abstract  PDF

2020

Anderson, HM, Little, AG, Fisher, DN, McEwen, BL, Culbert, BM, Balshine, S, and Pruitt, J, 2020. "Behavioural and Physiological Evidence that increasing group size ameliorates the impacts of social disturbance. ". Journal of Experimental Biology, 223, 1-8 View Abstract  PDF

Brown, N, Houpt, N, Yee, N, Curtis, J, Bolker, B, Juanes, F, and Balshine, S, 2020. "Consequences of nest site selection vary along a tidal gradient. ". Journal of Animal Ecology, 90, 528-541 View Abstract  PDF

Culbert, BM, Talagala, S, Barnett, JB, Stanbrook, E, Smale, P, and Balshine, S, 2020. "Context-dependent consequences of color biases in a social fish". Behavioral Ecology, 31(6 ), 1410-1419 View Abstract  PDF

Salena, M and Balshine, S, 2020. "Direct benefits of familiarity and grouping: a cross cichlid species comparison. ". Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 74, 207-214 View Abstract  PDF

Houpt, NS, Bose, AP, Wariner, T, Brown, NA, Quinn, JS, and Balshine, S, 2020. "Foraging behaviour of four avian species feeding on the same temporarily availably prey". Canadian Journal of Zoology, 58, 581-590 View Abstract  PDF

Culbert, BM, Ligocki, IY, Salena, MG, Wong, MY, Bernier, NJ, Hamilton, IM, and Balshine, S, 2020. "Glucocorticoids do not promote prosociality in a wild group-living fish  ". Hormones and Behaviour, 127 View Abstract  PDF

Bose, AP, Houpt, N, Rawlins, M, Miller, J, Juanes, F, and Balshine, S, 2020. "Indirect cue of paternity uncertainty does not affect nest site selection or parental care in a Pacific toadfish ". Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 74(2), 1-10 View Abstract  PDF

Stanbrook, E, Jodoin, J, Culbert, BM, Shultz, S, and Balshine, S, 2020. "Learning Performance Is Influenced by the Social Environment in Cichlid Fishes". Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 74(3), 215-227 View Abstract  PDF

Mehdi, H, Samantha, L, Synyshyn, C, Salena, MG, McCallum, ES, Muzzatti, MN, Bowman, JE, Mataya, K, Bragg, LM, Servos, MR, Kidd, KA, Scott, GR, and Balshine, S, 2020. "Municipal wastewater as an ecological trap: Effects on fish communities across seasons ". Science of the Total Environment, 759(143430) View Abstract  PDF

Houpt, NS, Borowiec, BG, Bose, AP, Brown, NA, Scott, GR, and Balshine, S, 2020. "Parental males of the plainfin midshipman are physiologically resilient to the challenges of the intertidal zone". Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 93(2), 111–128 View Abstract  PDF

Turko, A, Nolan, CB, Balshine, S, Scott, GR, and Pitcher, T, 2020. "Thermal tolerance depends on season, age and body condition in imperilled redside dace Clinostomus elongatus". Conservation Physiology, 8, 1-15 View Abstract  PDF

Ågerstrand, M, Arnold, K, Balshine, S, Brodin, T, Brooks, B, Maack, G, McCallum, E, Pyle, G, Saaristo, M, and Ford, A, 2020. "Use of behavioural endpoints in regulation of chemicals". Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 22, 49-65 View Abstract  PDF

Dashinov, D, Czerniejewski, P, Balshine, S, Synshyn, C, Tasheva-Terzieva, E, Stefanov, T, Mandrake, N, and Uzunov, E, 2020. "Variation in external morphology between the native and invasive populations of the round goby, Neogobius melanostomus. ". Zoomorphology, 139, 361–371 View Abstract  PDF

2019

Reddon, AR, Dey, CJ, and Balshine, S, 2019. " Submissive behaviour is mediated by sex, social status, and relative body size in a cooperatively breeding fish. ". Animal Behavior, 155, 131-139 View Abstract  PDF

McCallum, E, Bose, AP, Lobban, N, Marentette, JR, Pettitt-Wade, H, Koops MA, Fisk, AT, and Balshine, S, 2019. "Alternative reproductive tactics, an overlooked source of life history variation in the invasive Round Goby. ". Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Science , 76, 1562-1570 View Abstract  PDF

Bose, AP, Lau, MJ, Cogliati, KM, Neff, B, and Balshine, S, 2019. "Cannibalism of young is related to low paternity and nest takeover in an intertidal fish". Animal Behavior(153), 41-48 View Abstract  PDF

Dey, C, O'Connor, C, Wilkinson, H, Shultz, S, Balshine, S, and Fitzpatrick, JL, 2019. "Confounding social and mating systems predictably lead to biased results when examining the evolution of cooperative breeding in cichlids: A response to Tanaka et al.". Ethology, 125(6), 409-414 View Abstract  PDF

Du, S, Choi, J, McCallum, ES, McLean, A, Boroweic, B, Balshine, S, and Scott, GR, 2019. "Metabolic Implications of Exposure to Wastewater Effluent in Bluegill Sunfish". Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology, 224 View Abstract  PDF

McCallum, E, Nikel, K, Mehdi, H, Du, S, Bowman, J, Midwood, J, Kidd, K, Scott, GR, and Balshine, S, 2019. "Municipal wastewater effluent affects fish communities: a multi-year study involving two wastewater treatment plants". Environmental Pollution, 252, 1730-1741 View Abstract  PDF

Cunha-Saraiva, F, Balshine, S, Gozdowska, MB, Kulczkowska, E, Wagner, R, and Schaedalin, FC, 2019. "Parental care and neuropeptide dynamics in a cichlid fish Neolamprologus caudopunctatus ". Hormones & Behavior, 116, 104576 View Abstract  PDF

McLean, A, Du, S, Choi, J, Culbert, B, McCallum, ES, Scott, GR, and Balshine, S, 2019. "Proximity to wastewater effluent alters behaviour in bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus). ". Behavior, 156(15), 1495-1517 View Abstract  PDF

Culbert, B, Gilmour, K, and Balshine, S, 2019. "Social Buffering of a stressor in a social grouping fish". Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 286 View Abstract  PDF

Culbert, B and Balshine, S, 2019. "Visual threat signals influence social interactions in a cooperatively breeding fish". Animal Behavior, 151, 177-184 View Abstract  PDF

2018

Culbert, B, Balshine, S, and Gilmour, K, 2018. " Physiological regulation of growth during social ascension in a group living fish. ". Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 92(2), 211-222 View Abstract  PDF

Miller, JS, Mazzoldi, C, Rasotto, MB, and Balshine, S, 2018. "Differential Investment in Male Accessory Glands: Lessons from a fish with alternative reproductive tactics". Marine Biology, 166 (37) View Abstract  PDF

Sarristo, M, Brodin, T, Balshine, S, Bertram, M, Brooks, B, Ehlman, S, McCallum, ES, Sih, A, Sundin, J, Wong, B, and Arnold, K, 2018. "Direct and indirect effects of chemical contaminants on the behaviour, ecology and evolution of wildlife. ". Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 285(1885) View Abstract  PDF

Cunha-Saraiva, F, Balshine, S, Wagner, R, and Schaedelin, FC, 2018. "From cannibal to care giver, tracking the transition in a cichlid fish". Animal Behavior, 139, 9-17 View Abstract  PDF

Bose, AP, McCallum, ES, Raymond, KE, Marentette, JR, and Balshine, S, 2018. "Growth and otolith morphology vary with alternative reproductive tactics and contaminant exposure in the round goby, Neogobius melanostomus. ". Journal of Fish Biology, 93, 674-684 View Abstract  PDF

Bose, AP, Cogliati, KM, Luymes, N, Bass, AH, Marchaterra, MA, Sisneros, JA, Bolker, BM, and Balshine, S, 2018. "Male and resource quality as factors affecting male reproductive success in an intertidal fish. ". Behavioral Ecology, 29(2), 496-507 View Abstract  PDF

Du, S, McCallum, ES, Vaseghi-Shanjani, M, Choi, J, Balshine, S, and Scott, G, 2018. "Metabolic costs of exposure to wastewater effluent leads to compensatory adjustments in respiratory physiology in bluegill sunfish.". Environmental Science & Technology, 16(52), 801-811 View Abstract  PDF

Bose, AP, Borowiec, BG, Scott, GR, and Balshine, S, 2018. "Nesting on high: reproductive and physiological consequences of breeding across an intertidal gradient". Evolutionary Ecology, 33(1), 21-36 View Abstract  PDF

Miller, JS, Bose, AP, Fitzpatrick, JL, and Balshine, S, 2018. "Sperm maturation and male tactic-specific differences in ejaculates in a marine fish". Journal of Fish Biology, 94(3), 434-445 View Abstract  PDF

Culbert, BM, Gilmour, KM, and Balshine, S, 2018. "Stress axis regulation during social ascension in a group-living cichlid fish". Hormones and Behavior, 103, 121-128 View Abstract  PDF

Halliday, WD, Pine, M, Bose, AP, Balshine, S, and Juanes, F, 2018. "The plainfin midshipman’s soundscape at two sites around Vancouver Island, British Columbia. ". Marine Ecology Progress Series, 603, 189-200 View Abstract  PDF

Borowiec, BG, O'Connor, CM, Goodick, K, Scott, GR, and Balshine, S, 2018. "The preference for social affiliation renders fish willing to accept lower O₂ levels". Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 91(1), 716-724 View Abstract  PDF

2017

Simmons, D, Miller, J, Clarence, S, McCallum, ES, Balshine, S, Chandramouli, B, Cosgrove, J, and Sherry, J, 2017. " Reduced anxiety is associated with the accumulation of six serotonin reuptake inhibitors in wastewater treatment effluent exposed goldfish, Carassius auratus.". Scientific Reports, 7(1), 17001 View Abstract  PDF

Jindal, S, Bose, A, O'Connor, C, and Balshine, S, 2017. "A test of male infanticide as a reproductive tactic in a cichlid fish. ". Royal Society Open Science, 4(3), 160891 View Abstract  PDF

Simmons, D, Miller, J, Clarence, S, McCallum, ES, Balshine, S, Chandramouli, B, Cosgrove, J, and Sherry, J, 2017. "Altered expression of metabolites and proteins in wild and caged fish exposed to wastewater effluents in situ. ". Scientific Reports, 7(17000), | DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-12473-6 View Abstract  PDF

McCallum, E, Bose, A, Warriner, T, and Balshine, S, 2017. "An evaluation of behavioural endpoints: The pharmaceutical pollutant fluoxetine decreases aggression across multiple contexts in round goby (Neogobius melanostomus)". Chemosphere, 175, 401-410 View Abstract  PDF

McCallum, E, Marentette, J, Shiller, C, Jindal, S, Empringham, K, Marsh Rollo, S, Pettitt-Wade, H, Fisk, A, and Balshine, S, 2017. "Diet and foraging of Round Goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in a contaminated Harbour". Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management , 20, 252–264 View Abstract  PDF

Dey, C, O'Connor, C, Wilkinson, H, Shultz, S, Balshine, S, and Fitzpatrick, J, 2017. "Direct benefits and the evolutionary transitions to complex societies". Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1(0137) View Abstract  PDF

McCallum, ES, Krutzelmann, E, Fick, J, Brodin, T, Sundelin, A, and Balshine, S, 2017. "Exposure to wastewater effluent affects fish behaviour and tissue-specific uptake of pharmaceuticals. In press, Science of the Total Environment, 605, 578-588.". Science of the Total Environment, , 605, 578-588 View Abstract  PDF

McCallum, ES, Du, S, Vaseghi-Shanjani M, Choi, J, Warriner T, Sultana TR, Scott, G, and Balshine, S, 2017. "In situ exposure to wastewater effluent reduces survival but has little effect on the behaviour or physiology of an invasive Great Lakes fish.". Aquatic Toxicology, 184, 37-48 View Abstract  PDF

Reddon, A, O'Connor, C, Nesjan, E, Cameron, J, Hellmann, J, Ligocki, I, Marsh Rollo, S, Hamilton, I, Wylie, D, Hurd, P, and Balshine, S, 2017. "Isotocin neuronal phenotypes differ among social systems in cichlid fishes". Royal Science Open Science, 4(5), 170350 View Abstract  PDF

Bose, A, Adragna, J, and Balshine, S, 2017. "Otolith morphology varies between populations, sexes, and male alternative reproductive tactics in a vocal toadfish". Journal of Fish Biology, 90(1), 311-325 View Abstract  PDF

2016

McCallum, E, Gulas, S, and Balshine, S, 2016. "Accurate resource assessment requires experience in a territorial fish". Animal Behavior, 123, 249-257 View Abstract  PDF

Bose, A, Kou, H, and Balshine, S, 2016. "Impacts of direct and indirect paternity cues on paternal care in a singing toadfish". Behavioral Ecology, 27(5), 1507-1514 View Abstract  PDF

Reddon, A, O'Connor, C, Hellmann, J, Ligocki, I, Marsh-Rollo, S, Hamilton, I, and Balshine, S, 2016. "No evidence for larger brains in cooperatively breeding cichlid fishes". Canadian Journal of Zoology, 94, 373-378 View Abstract  PDF

Fitzpatrick, J, Earn, D, Bucking, C, Craig, P, Nadella, S, Wood, C, and Balshine, S, 2016. "Postcopulatory consequences of female mate choice in a fish with alternative reproductive tactics". Behavioral Ecology, 27(1), 312-320 View Abstract  PDF

Balshine, S, Wong, M, and Reddon, A, 2016. "Social motivation and conflict resolution tactics as potential building blocks of sociality in cichlid fishes". Behavioral Processes, 141, 152-160 View Abstract  PDF

O'Connor, C, Marsh-Rollo, S, Aubin-Horth, N, and Balshine, S, 2016. "Species-specific patterns of nonapeptide brain gene expression relative to pair-bonding behaviour in grouping and non-grouping cichlids". Hormones & Behavior, 80, 30-38 View Abstract  PDF

Hellmann, J, Ligocki, I, O'Connor, C, Reddon, A, Farmer, T, Marsh-Rollo, S, Balshine, S, and Hamilton, I, 2016. "The influence of status and the social environment on energy stores in a social fish. ". Journal of Fish Biology , 88, , 1321-1334 View Abstract  PDF

Hellmann, J, Sovic, M, Gibbs, L, Reddon, A, O'Connor, C, Ligocki, I, Marsh-Rollo, S, Balshine, S, and Hamilton, I, 2016. "Within-group relatedness is correlated with colony-level social structure and reproductive sharing in a social fish". Molecular Ecology, 25, 4001-4013 View Abstract  PDF

2015

Reddon, A, O'Connor, C, Balshine, S, and Kulczykowska, E, 2015. "Brain nonapeptide levels are related to social status and affiliative behaviour in a cooperatively breeding cichlid fish". Royal Society Open Science, 2(140072) View Abstract  PDF

Bose, A, McClelland, G, and Balshine, S, 2015. "Cannibalism, competition, and costly care in the plainfin midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus". Behavioral Ecology, 27(2), 628-636 View Abstract  PDF

Pisanski, K, Marsh-Rollo, S, and Balshine, S, 2015. "Courting and fighting quietly: a lack of acoustic signals in a cooperative Tanganyikan cichlid fish". Hydrobiologia, 748, 87-97 View Abstract  PDF

Cogliati, K, Danukarjanto, C, Pereira, A, Hassan, A, Mistakidis, A, Bolker, B, Lau, M, Neff, B, and Balshine, S, 2015. "Diet and cannibalism in plainfin midshipman Porichthys notatus". Journal of Fish Biology, 86, 1396-1415 View Abstract  PDF

Dey, C, Tan, QJ, O'Connor, C, Reddon, A, Caldwell, JR, and Balshine, S, 2015. "Dominance network structure across reproductive contexts in the cooperatively breeding cichlid fish, Neolamprologus pulcher". Current Zoology, 61(1), 45-54 View Abstract  PDF

Hellmann, J, O'Connor, C, Ligocki, I, Farmer, T, Tyler, A, Reddon, A, Garvy, K, Marsh-Rollo, S, Balshine, S, and Hamilton, I, 2015. "Evidence for alternative male morphs in a Tanganyikan cichlid fish". Journal of Zoology, 296, 116-123 View Abstract  PDF

Hellmann, J, Reddon, A, Ligocki, I, O'Connor, C, Garvy, K, Marsh-Rollo, S, Hamilton, I, and Balshine, S, 2015. "Group response to social perturbation: impacts of isotocin and the social landscape". Animal Behavior, 105, 55-62 View Abstract  PDF

O'Connor, C, Marsh-Rollo, S, Cortez Ghio, S, Balshine, S, and Aubin-Horth, N, 2015. "Is there convergence in the molecular pathways underlying the repeated evolution of sociality in African cichlids?". Hormones & Behavior, 75, 160-168 View Abstract  PDF

O'Connor, C, Reddon, A, Ligocki, I, Hellmann, J, Garvy, K, Marsh-Rollo, S, Hamilton, I, and Balshine, S, 2015. "Motivation but not body size influences territorial contest dynamics in a wild cichlid fish ". Animal Behaviour, 107, 19-29 View Abstract  PDF

Hellmann, J, Ligocki, I, O'Connor, C, Reddon, A, Garvy, K, Marsh-Rollo, S, Gibbs, L, Balshine, S, and Hamilton, I, 2015. "Reproductive sharing in relation to group and colony-level attributes in a cooperative breeding fish". Proceedings of the Royal Society, 282. (1811), 20150954 View Abstract  PDF

O'Connor, C, Reddon, A, Odetunde, A, Jindal, S, and Balshine, S, 2015. "Social cichlid fish change behaviour in response to a visual predator stimulus, but not the odour of damaged conspecifics". Behavioural Processes, 121, 21-29 View Abstract  PDF

Capelle, P, McCallum, E, and Balshine, S, 2015. "Social or solitary: Grouping preference in the invasive round goby (Neogobius melanostomus). ". Behavior, 152, 127-146 View Abstract  PDF

Ligocki, I, Reddon, A, Hellmann, J, O'Connor, C, Marsh-Rollo, S, Balshine, S, and Hamilton, I, 2015. "Social status influences responses to unfamiliar conspecifics in a cooperatively breeding fish". Behavior, 152(12-13), 1821-1839 View Abstract  PDF

2014

O'Connor, C, Reddon, A, Marsh-Rollo, S, Hellmann, J, Ligocki, I, Hamilton, I, and Balshine, S, 2014. "A comparative study of an innate immune response in Lamprologine cichlid fishes". Naturwissenschaften, 101, 839–849 View Abstract  PDF

Cogliati, KM, Mistakidis, AF, Marentette, JR, Lau, A, Bolker, BM, Neff, BD, and Balshine, S, 2014. "Comparing population level sexual selection in a species with alternative reproductive tactics". Behavioral Ecology, 25(6), 1524-1533 View Abstract  PDF

Cogliati, K, Balshine, S, and Neff, B, 2014. "Competition and cuckoldry: estimating fitness of alternative reproductive tactics in plainfin midshipman". Behavior, 151, 1209–1227 View Abstract  PDF

Leonard, EM, Marentette, JR, Balshine, S, and Wood, CM, 2014. "Critical body residues, Michaelis-Menten analysis of bioaccumulation, lethality and behaviour as endpoints of waterborne Ni toxicity in two teleosts". Ecotoxicology, 23, 147-162 View Abstract  PDF

Galus, M, Rangaranjan, S, Lai, A, Shaya, L, Balshine, S, and Wilson, J, 2014. "Effects of chronic, parental pharmaceutical exposure on zebrafish (Danio rerio) offspring". Ecotoxicology, 151, 124-134 View Abstract  PDF

Bose, A, Cogliati, K, Howe, H, and Balshine, S, 2014. "Factors influencing cannibalism in the plainfin midshipman fish". Animal Behaviour, 96, 159-166 View Abstract  PDF

Reddon, A, Voisin, M, O'Connor, C, and Balshine, S, 2014. "Isotocin and sociality in the cooperatively breeding cichlid fish, Neolamprologus pulcher.". Behaviour, 15, 1389–1411 View Abstract  PDF

McCallum, E, Charney, R, Young, J, Marentette, J, Koops, M, Earn, D, Bolker, B, and Balshine, S, 2014. "Persistence of an invasive fish (Neogobius melanostomus) in a contaminated ecosystem. ". Biological Invasions, 16, 2449-2461 View Abstract  PDF

McCallum, E, Capelle, P, and Balshine, S, 2014. "Seasonal plasticity in telencephalon mass of a benthic fish". Journal of Fish Biology, 85, 1792-1795 View Abstract  PDF

Gravy, K, Hellmann, J, Ligocki, I, Reddon, A, Marsh-Rollo, S, Hamilton, I, Balshine, S, and O'Connor, C, 2014. "Sex and social status affect territorial defence in a cooperatively breeding cichlid fish, Neolamprologus savoryi". Hydrobiologia, 748(1), 75-85 View Abstract  PDF

Hick, K, Reddon, A, O'Connor, C, and Balshine, S, 2014. "Strategic and tactical fighting decisions in cichlid fishes with divergent social systems". Behavior, 1, 47-71 View Abstract  PDF

2013

Dey, C, O'Connor, CM, Balshine, S, and Quinn, J, 2013. "Cooperative males reduce incubation in response to cues of female-female competition". Ibis, 156, 446-451 View Abstract  PDF

O'Connor, CM, Rodela, TM, Mileva, VR, Balshine, S, and Gilmour, KM, 2013. "Corticosteroid receptor gene expression is related to sex and social behaviour in a social fish". Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 164(3), 438-446 View Abstract  PDF

Cogliati, KM, Neff, BD, and Balshine, S, 2013. "High degree of paternity loss in a species with alternative reproductive tactics". Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67(3), 399-408 View Abstract  PDF

Dey, CJ, Reddon, AR, O'Connor, CM, and Balshine, S, 2013. "Network structure is related to social conflict in a cooperatively breeding fish". Animal Behaviour, 85(2), 395-402 View Abstract  PDF

Reddon, AR, Balk, D, and Balshine, S, 2013. "Probing aggressive motivation during territorial contests in a group-living cichlid fish". Behavioural Processes, 92, 47-51 View Abstract  PDF

Marentette, JR, Tong, S, and Balshine, S, 2013. "The cortisol stress response in male round goby (Neogobius melanostomus): effects of living in polluted environments?". Environmental Biology of Fishes, 96(6), 723-733 View Abstract  PDF

2012

Marentette, JR and Balshine, S, 2012. "Altered Prey Responses in Round Goby from Contaminated Sites". Ethology, DOI:10.1111/j.1439-0310.2012.02071.x View Abstract  PDF

Marentette, JR, Tong, S, Wang, G, Sopinka, NM, Taves, MD, Koops, MA, and Balshine, S, 2012. "Behavior as biomarker? Laboratory versus field movement in round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) from highly contaminated habitats". Ecotoxicology, 21(4), 1003-1012 View Abstract  PDF

Sopinka, NM, Fitzpatrick, JL, Taves, JE, Ikonomou, MG, Marsh-Rollo, SE, and Balshine, S, 2012. "Does proximity to aquatic pollution affect reproductive traits in a wild-caught intertidal fish?". Journal of Fish Biology, 80(6), 2374-2383 View Abstract  PDF

Reddon, AR, O'Connor, CM, Marsh-Rollo, SE, and Balshine, S, 2012. "Effects of isotocin on social responses in a cooperatively breeding fish". Animal Behaviour, 84(4), 753-760 View Abstract  PDF

Balshine, S (2012). "Evolution of Parental Care in Vertebrates". In N. Royle, M. Kolliker and P. Terje Smiseth (Eds:), The Evolution of Parental Care (pp. 62-80). Oxford: Oxford University Press   PDF

Groen, M, Sopinka, NM, Marentette, JR, Reddon, AR, Brownscombe, JW, Fox, MG, Marsh-Rollo, SE, and Balshine, S, 2012. "Is there a role for aggression in round goby invasion fronts?". Behaviour, 149(7), 685-703 View Abstract  PDF

Wong, MYL, Jordan, LA, Marsh-Rollo, S, St-Cyr, S, Reynolds, JO, Stiver, KA, Desjardins, JK, Fitzpatrick, JL, and Balshine, S, 2012. "Mating systems in cooperative breeders: the roles of resource dispersion and conflict mitigation". Behavioral Ecology, 23(3), 521-530 View Abstract  PDF

2011

Mileva, VR, Gilmour, KM, and Balshine, S, 2011. "Effects of maternal stress on egg characteristics in a cooperatively breeding fish". Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 158(1), 22-29 View Abstract  PDF

Wong, M and Balshine, S, 2011. "Fight for your breeding right: hierarchy re-establishment predicts aggression in a social queue". Biology Letters, 7(2), 190-193 View Abstract  PDF

Abbot, P, Abe, J, Alcock, J, Alizon, S, Alpedrinha, JAC, Andersson, M, Andre, JB, van Baalen, M, Balloux, F, Balshine, S, Barton, N, Beukeboom, LW, Biernaskie, JM, Bilde, T, Borgia, G, Breed, M, Brown, S, Bshary, R, Buckling, A, Burley, NT, Burton-Chellew, MN, Cant, MA, Chapuisat, M, Charnov, EL, Clutton-Brock, T, Cockburn, A, Cole, BJ, Colegrave, N, Cosmides, L, Couzin, ID, Coyne, JA, Creel, S, Crespi, B, Curry, RL, Dall, SRX, Day, T, Dickinson, JL, Dugatkin, LA, El Mouden, C, Emlen, ST, Evans, J, Ferriere, R, Field, J, Foitzik, S, Foster, K, Foster, WA, Fox, CW, Gadau, J, Gandon, S, Gardner, A, Gardner, MG, Getty, T, Goodisman, MAD, Grafen, A, Grosberg, R, Grozinger, CM, Gouyon, PH, Gwynne, D, Harvey, PH, Hatchwell, BJ, Heinze, J, Helantera, H, Helms, KR, Hill, K, Jiricny, N, Johnstone, RA, Kacelnik, A, Kiers, ET, Kokko, H, Komdeur, J, Korb, J, Kronauer, D, Kummerli, R, Lehmann, L, Linksvayer, TA, Lion, S, Lyon, B, Marshall, JAR, McElreath, R, Michalakis, Y, Michod, RE, Mock, D, Monnin, T, Montgomerie, R, Moore, AJ, Mueller, UG, Noe, R, Okasha, S, Pamilo, P, Parker, GA, Pedersen, JS, Pen, I, Pfennig, D, Queller, DC, Rankin, DJ, Reece, SE, Reeve, HK, Reuter, M, Roberts, G, Robson, SKA, and others, 2011. "Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality". Nature, 471(7339), E1-E4 View Abstract  PDF

Marentette, JR, Wang, G, Tong, S, Sopinka, NM, Taves, MD, Koops, MA, and Balshine, S, 2011. "Laboratory and field evidence of sex-biased movement in the invasive round goby". Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 65(12), 2239-2249 View Abstract  PDF

Desjardins, JK, Fitzpatrick, JL, Stiver, KA, Van der Kraak, GJ, and Balshine, S, 2011. "Lunar and diurnal cycles in reproductive physiology and behavior in a natural population of cooperatively breeding fish". Journal of Zoology, 285(1), 66-73 View Abstract  PDF

Balshine, S and Sloman, K (2011). "Parental Care in Fishes". In Anthony Farrell (Eds:), Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology: From Genome to Environment (pp. 670-677). San Diego: Academic Press   PDF

Reddon, AR, Voisin, MR, Menon, N, Marsh-Rollo, SE, Wong, MYL, and Balshine, S, 2011. "Rules of engagement for resource contests in a social fish". Animal Behaviour, 82(1), 93-99 View Abstract  PDF

Reddon, AR, Balk, D, and Balshine, S, 2011. "Sex differences in group-joining decisions in social fish". Animal Behaviour, 82(2), 229-234 View Abstract  PDF

Wong, M and Balshine, S, 2011. "The evolution of cooperative breeding in the African cichlid fish, Neolamprologus pulcher". Biological Reviews, 86(2), 511-530 View Abstract  PDF

2010

Bowley, LA, Alam, F, Marentette, JR, Balshine, S, and Wilson, JY, 2010. "Characterization of Vitellogenin Gene Expression in Round Goby (Neogobius melanostomus) Using a Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay". Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 29(12), 2751-2760 View Abstract  PDF

Young, JAM, Marentette, JR, Gross, C, McDonald, JI, Verma, A, Marsh-Rollo, SE, Macdonald, PDM, Earn, DJD, and Balshine, S, 2010. "Demography and substrate affinity of the round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in Hamilton Harbour". Journal of Great Lakes Research, 36(1), 115-122 View Abstract  PDF

Sopinka, NM, Marentette, JR, and Balshine, S, 2010. "Impact of contaminant exposure on resource contests in an invasive fish". Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64(12), 1947-1958 View Abstract  PDF

Velez-Espino, LA, Koops, MA, and Balshine, S, 2010. "Invasion dynamics of round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in Hamilton Harbour, Lake Ontario". Biological Invasions, 12(11), 3861-3875 View Abstract  PDF

Reddon, AR and Balshine, S, 2010. "Lateralization in response to social stimuli in a cooperatively breeding cichlid fish". Behavioural Processes, 85(1), 68-71 View Abstract  PDF

Marentette, JR, Gooderham, KL, McMaster, ME, Ng, T, Parrott, JL, Wilson, JY, Wood, CM, and Balshine, S, 2010. "Signatures of contamination in invasive round gobies (Neogobius melanostomus): A double strike for ecosystem health?". Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 73(7), 1755-1764 View Abstract  PDF

Jordan, LA, Wong, MYL, and Balshine, SS, 2010. "The effects of familiarity and social hierarchy on group membership decisions in a social fish". Biology Letters, 6(3), 301-303 View Abstract  PDF

2009

Taves, MD, Desjardins, JK, Mishra, S, and Balshine, S, 2009. "Androgens and dominance: Sex-specific patterns in a highly social fish (Neolamprologus pulcher)". General and Comparative Endocrinology, 161(2), 202-207 View Abstract  PDF

Fitzpatrick, JL, Montgomerie, R, Desjardins, JK, Stiver, KA, Kolm, N, and Balshine, S, 2009. "Female promiscuity promotes the evolution of faster sperm in cichlid fishes". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(4), 1128-1132 View Abstract  PDF

Suk, HY, Neff, BD, Fitzpatrick, JL, and Balshine, S, 2009. "Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci in plainfin midshipman fish". Hereditas, 146(5), 204-207 View Abstract  PDF

Sopinka, NM, Fitzpatrick, JL, Desjardins, JK, Stiver, KA, Marsh-Rollo, SE, and Balshine, S, 2009. "Liver size reveals social status in the African cichlid Neolamprologus pulcher". Journal of Fish Biology, 75(1), 1-16 View Abstract  PDF

Stiver, KA, Fitzpatrick, JL, Desjardins, JK, and Balshine, S, 2009. "Mixed parentage in Neolamprologus pulcher groups". Journal of Fish Biology, 74(5), 1129-1135 View Abstract  PDF

Marentette, JR, Fitzpatrick, JL, Berger, RG, and Balshine, S, 2009. "Multiple male reproductive morphs in the invasive round goby (Apollonia melanostoma)". Journal of Great Lakes Research, 35(2), 302-308 View Abstract  PDF

Fitzpatrick, JL, Craig, PM, Bucking, C, Balshine, S, Wood, CM, and McClelland, GB, 2009. "Sperm performance under hypoxic conditions in the intertidal fish Porichthys notatus". Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie, 87(5), 464-469 View Abstract  PDF

Mileva, VR, Fitzpatrick, JL, Marsh-Rollo, S, Gilmour, KM, Wood, CM, and Balshine, S, 2009. "The Stress Response of the Highly Social African Cichlid Neolamprologus pulcher". Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 82(6), 720-729 View Abstract  PDF

2008

Balshine, S and Buston, PM (2008). "Cooperation in Fish". In C. Magnhagen, V. Braithwaite, E. Forsgren and B.G Kapoor (Eds:), Fish Behaviour Ecology (pp. 437-484). Enfield: Science Publisher   PDF

Desjardins, JK, Fitzpatrick, JL, Stiver, KA, Van der Kraak, GJ, and Balshine, S, 2008. "Costs and benefits of polygyny in the cichlid Neolamprologus pulcher". Animal Behaviour, 75, 1771-1779 View Abstract  PDF

Desjardins, JK, Stiver, KA, Fitzpatrick, JL, and Balshine, S, 2008. "Differential responses to territory intrusions in cooperatively breeding fish". Animal Behaviour, 75, 595-604 View Abstract  PDF

Fitzpatrick, JL, Desjardins, JK, Milligan, N, Stiver, KA, Montgomerie, R, and Balshine, S, 2008. "Female-mediated causes and consequences of status change in a social fish". Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 275(1637), 929-936 View Abstract  PDF

Desjardins, JK, Stiver, KA, Fitzpatrick, JL, Milligan, N, Van der Kraak, GJ, and Balshine, S, 2008. "Sex and status in a cooperative breeding fish: behavior and androgens". Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 62(5), 785-794 View Abstract  PDF

Fitzpatrick, JL, Nadella, S, Bucking, C, Balshine, S, and Wood, CM, 2008. "The relative sensitivity of sperm, eggs and embryos to copper in the blue mussel (Mytilus trossulus)". Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology C-Toxicology & Pharmacology, 147(4), 441-449 View Abstract  PDF

Stiver, KA, Fitzpatrick, JL, Desjardins, JK, Neff, BD, Quinn, JS, and Balshine, S, 2008. "The role of genetic relatedness among social mates in a cooperative breeder". Behavioral Ecology, 19(4), 816-823 View Abstract  PDF

2007

Buston, PM and Balshine, S, 2007. "Cooperating in the face of uncertainty: A consistent framework for understanding the evolution of cooperation". Behavioural Processes, 76(2), 152-159 View Abstract  PDF

Stiver, KA, Desjardins, JK, Fitzpatrick, JL, Neff, B, Quinn, JS, and Balshine, S, 2007. "Evidence for size and sex-specific dispersal in a cooperatively breeding cichlid fish". Molecular Ecology, 16(14), 2974-2984 View Abstract  PDF

Aubin-Horth, N, Desjardins, JK, Martei, YM, Balshine, S, and Hofmann, HA, 2007. "Masculinized dominant females in a cooperatively breeding species". Molecular Ecology, 16(7), 1349-1358 View Abstract  PDF

Fitzpatrick, JL, Desjardins, JK, Milligan, N, Montgomerie, R, and Balshine, S, 2007. "Reproductive-tactic-specific variation in sperm swimming speeds in a shell-brooding cichlid". Biology of Reproduction, 77(2), 280-284 View Abstract  PDF

Fitzpatrick, J, Wood, C, Stiver, K, Desjardins, J, Balshine, S, and Montgomerie, R, 2007. "Social status, sperm and stress: Reproductive suppression in a cooperative fish". Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 146(4), S77-S78 View Abstract  

2006

Sloman, K, Wilson, R, and Sigal, B (2006). "An Introduction". In Sloman, K.A., Wilson, R. & Balshine, S. (Eds:), Behavioural Physiology of Fishes (pp. xiii-xviii). Elsevier Press, London   

Kolm, N, Goodwin, NB, Balshine, S, and Reynolds, JD, 2006. "Life history evolution in cichlids 1: revisiting the evolution of life histories in relation to parental care". Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 19(1), 66-75 View Abstract  PDF

Kolm, N, Goodwin, NB, Balshine, S, and Reynolds, JD, 2006. "Life history evolution in cichlids 2: directional evolution of the trade-off between egg number and egg size". Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 19(1), 76-84 View Abstract  PDF

Desjardins, JK, Hazelden, MR, Van der Kraak, GJ, and Balshine, S, 2006. "Male and female cooperatively breeding fish provide support for the "Challenge Hypothesis"". Behavioral Ecology, 17(2), 149-154 View Abstract  PDF

Fitzpatrick, JL, Desjardins, JK, Stiver, KA, Montgomerie, R, and Balshine, S, 2006. "Male reproductive suppression in the cooperatively breeding fish Neolamprologus pulcher". Behavioral Ecology, 17(1), 25-33 View Abstract  PDF

Bressler, ER, Martin, RA, and Balshine, S, 2006. "Production and appreciation of humor as sexually selected traits". Evolution and Human Behavior, 27(2), 121-130 View Abstract  PDF

Stiver, KA, Fitzpatrick, J, Desjardins, JK, and Balshine, S, 2006. "Sex differences in rates of territory joining and inheritance in a cooperatively breeding cichlid fish". Animal Behaviour, 71, 449-456 View Abstract  PDF

Bressler, ER and Balshine, S, 2006. "The influence of humor on desirability". Evolution and Human Behavior, 27(1), 29-39 View Abstract  PDF

2005

Balshine, S, Verma, A, Chant, V, and Theysmeyer, T, 2005. "Competitive interactions between round gobies and logperch". Journal of Great Lakes Research, 31(1), 68-77 View Abstract  PDF

Aubin-Horth, N, Desjardins, JK, Martei, YM, Balshine, S, and Hofmann, HA, 2005. "Dominance status, sex and gene expression: The case of the masculinized female brain.". Hormones and Behavior, 48(1), 87-87 View Abstract  

Stiver, KA, Dierkes, P, Taborsky, M, Gibbs, HL, and Balshine, S, 2005. "Relatedness and helping in fish: examining the theoretical predictions". Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 272(1572), 1593-1599 View Abstract  PDF

Desjardins, J, Fitzpatrick, J, Stiver, K, Van der Kraak, G, and Balshine, S, 2005. "Sex specific hormone fluctuations in relation to mating system in a cichlid fish.". Hormones and Behavior, 48(1), 97-97 View Abstract  

2004

Stiver, KA, Dierkes, P, Taborsky, M, and Balshine, S, 2004. "Dispersal patterns and status change in a co-operatively breeding cichlid Neolamprologus pulcher: evidence from microsatellite analyses and behavioural observations". Journal of Fish Biology, 65(1), 91-105 View Abstract  PDF

Desjardins, J, Van der Kraak, G, and Balshine, S, 2004. "Social modulation of androgen levels in a cooperatively breeding cichlid fish from Lake Tanganyika". Hormones and Behavior, 46(1), 110-110 View Abstract  

Buchner, AS, Sloman, KA, and Balshine, S, 2004. "The physiological effects of social status in the cooperatively breeding cichlid Neolamprologus pulcher". Journal of Fish Biology, 65(4), 1080-1095 View Abstract  PDF

2003

Taylor, MI, Morley, JI, Rico, C, and Balshine, S, 2003. "Evidence for genetic monogamy and female-biased dispersal in the biparental mouthbrooding cichlid Eretmodus cyanostictus from Lake Tanganyika". Molecular Ecology, 12(11), 3173-3177 View Abstract  PDF

Werner, NY, Balshine, S, Leach, B, and Lotem, A, 2003. "Helping opportunities and space segregation in cooperatively breeding cichlids". Behavioral Ecology, 14(6), 749-756 View Abstract  PDF

Morley, JI and Balshine, S, 2003. "Reproductive biology of Eretmodus cyanostictus, a cichlid fish from Lake Tanganyika". Environmental Biology of Fishes, 66(2), 169-179 View Abstract  PDF

2002

Balshine, S, Kempenaers, B, and Szekely, T, 2002. "Conflict and cooperation in parental care - Introduction". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 357(1419), 237-240 View Abstract  PDF

Morley, JI and Balshine, S, 2002. "Faithful fish: territory and mate defence favour monogamy in an African cichlid fish". Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 52(4), 326-331 View Abstract  PDF

2001

Balshine, S, Leach, B, Neat, F, Reid, H, Taborsky, M, and Werner, N, 2001. "Correlates of group size in a cooperatively breeding cichlid fish (Neolamprologus pulcher)". Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 50(2), 134-140 View Abstract  PDF

Balshine, S, Leach, BJ, Neat, F, Werner, NY, and Montgomerie, R, 2001. "Sperm size of African cichlids in relation to sperm competition". Behavioral Ecology, 12(6), 726-731 View Abstract  PDF

Goodwin, NB, Balshine, S, and Reynolds, JD, 2001. "Using phylogenies to test evolutionary hypotheses about cichlid fishes". Journal of Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences, 9, 256-267 View Abstract  PDF

1999

Neat, FC and Balshine-Earn, S, 1999. "A field survey of the breeding habits of Eretmodus cyanostictus, a biparental mouthbrooding cichlid in Lake Tanganyika". Environmental Biology of Fishes, 55(3), 333-338 View Abstract  PDF

Balshine, S and Blomqvist, D, 1999. "Parental behaviour in Kentish plovers: who cares?". Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 14(8), 293-294 View Abstract  PDF

Lotem, A, Wagner, RH, and Balshine-Earn, S, 1999. "The overlooked signaling component of nonsignaling behavior". Behavioral Ecology, 10(2), 209-212 View Abstract  PDF

1998

Goodwin, NB, Balshine-Earn, S, and Reynolds, JD, 1998. "Evolutionary transitions in parental care in cichlid fish". Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 265(1412), 2265-2272 View Abstract  PDF

Balshine-Earn, S and Lotem, A, 1998. "Individual recognition in a cooperatively breeding cichlid: Evidence from video playback experiments". Behaviour, 135, 369-386 View Abstract  PDF

Balshine-Earn, S and Earn, DJD, 1998. "On the evolutionary pathway of parental care in mouth-brooding cichlid fish". Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 265(1411), 2217-2222 View Abstract  PDF

Balshine-Earn, S, Neat, FC, Reid, H, and Taborsky, M, 1998. "Paying to stay or paying to breed? Field evidence for direct benefits of helping behavior in a cooperatively breeding fish". Behavioral Ecology, 9(5), 432-438 View Abstract  PDF

1997

Balshine-Earn, S and Earn, DJD, 1997. "An Evolutionary Model of Parental Care in St. Peter's Fish". Journal of Theoretical Biology, 184, 423-431 View Abstract  PDF

Balshine-Earn, S, 1997. "The benefits of uniparental versus biparental mouth brooding in Galilee St. Peter’s fish". Journal of Fish Biology, 50, 371-381 View Abstract  PDF

1996

Balshine-Earn, S, 1996. "Reproductive rates, operational sex ratios and mate choice in St. Peter’s fish". Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 39, 107-116 View Abstract  PDF

1995

Balshine-Earn, S and McAndrew, BJ, 1995. "Sex-role reversal in the black-chinned tilapia Sarotherodon melanotheron (Ruppel) (Cichlidae)". Behaviour, 132, 11-12 View Abstract  PDF

Balshine-Earn, S, 1995. "The costs of parental care in Galilee St Peter’s fish, Sarotherodon galilaeus". Animal Behaviour, 50, 1-7 View Abstract  PDF