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Table 1 Protocols to measure behaviour in adult zebrafish.

From: Adult zebrafish as a model organism for behavioural genetics

Stage Behaviour Paradigm Reference
Adult Aggression Live observation of two fish [29, 37, 39, 40, 45]
Adult Aggression Mirror image test [6]
Adult Aggression Pigment response [6]
Adult Aggression Startle reaction [85]
Adult Alarm reaction Response to alarm substance [26, 52, 86]
Adult Antipredation Predator stimulation [87]
Adult Anxiety Exit latency test [51]
Adult Anxiety Group preference [6]
Adult Anxiety Light/Dark preference [48, 88]
Adult Anxiety Locomotory activity [6]
Adult Anxiety Place preference / Thigmotaxis [13, 34, 49, 51]
Adult Anxiety Tank diving test [50, 53, 55]
Adult Anxiety Time in enriched T-maze chamber [89]
Adult Audition Response to startling noise [64]
Adult Courtship Observation of courtship postures [82]
Adult Lateralisation Interaction with object [41, 77]
Adult Locomotion Mean velocity [90]
Adult Locomotion Number of lines crossed [36, 81, 87]
Adult Locomotion Total distance moved / Videotracking [80, 81, 90]
Adult Locomotion Turning angle [90]
Adult Mate choice Video-stimulus technique [91]
Adult Learning / memory Active avoidance conditioning [27, 28, 92, 93]
Adult Learning / memory Delayed spatial alternation [35]
Adult Learning / memory Learned alarm reactions [86]
Adult Learning / memory Spatial alternation, learning and memory [31, 32, 54, 94]
Adult Learning / memory T-maze [8, 13, 33, 89]
Adult Learning / memory Visual discrimination learning [29]
Adult Olfaction Response to amino acids [75]
Adult Reward Conditioned place preference [69, 13]
Adult Reward Presence of Conspecific [11]
Adult Sleep Locomotor inhibition [61]
Adult Sleep Monitoring sleep postures [57, 58, 63]
Adult Sleep Pigment response [61]
Adult Social preference Area occupied [85]
Adult Social preference Group preference [6]
Adult Social preference Nearest neighbour distance [85]
Adult Social preference Shoaling [3, 78, 87]
Adult Vision Optokinetic response [76]