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dc.contributor.authorIbarra-Zatarain, Zoharen_UK
dc.contributor.authorFatsini, Elviraen_UK
dc.contributor.authorRey, Soniaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorChereguini, Olvidoen_UK
dc.contributor.authorMartin, Ignacioen_UK
dc.contributor.authorRasines, Inmaculadaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorAlcaraz, Carlesen_UK
dc.contributor.authorDuncan, Neilen_UK
dc.description.abstractThe aim of this work was to characterize stress coping styles of Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) juveniles and breeders and to select an operational behavioural screening test (OBST) that can be used by the aquaculture industry to classify and select between behavioural phenotypes in order to improve production indicators. A total of 61 juveniles and 59 breeders were subjected to five individual behavioural tests and two grouping tests. At the end of the individual tests, all animals were blood sampled in order to measure cortisol, glucose and lactate. Three tests (restraining, new environment and confinement) characterized the stress coping style behaviour of Senegalese sole juveniles and breeders and demonstrated inter-individual consistency. Further the tests when incorporated into a PCA analysis (i) identified two principal axis of personality traits: ‘fearfulness-reactivity’ and ‘activity-exploration’, (ii) were representative of the physiological axis of stress coping style, and (iii) were validated by established group tests. This study proposed for the first time three individual coping styles tests that reliably represented proactive and reactive personalities of Senegalese sole juveniles and breeders. In addition, the three proposed tests met some basic operational criteria (rapid testing, no special equipment and easy to apply and interpret) that could result attractive for fish farmers to identify fish with a specific behaviour that give advantages in the culture system and that could be used to establish selection-based breeding programmes to improve domestication and productionen_UK
dc.publisherRoyal Societyen_UK
dc.relationIbarra-Zatarain Z, Fatsini E, Rey S, Chereguini O, Martin I, Rasines I, Alcaraz C & Duncan N (2016) Characterization of stress coping style in Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) juveniles and breeders for aquaculture. Royal Society Open Science, 3 (11), Art. No.: 160495.
dc.rightsCopyright 2016 The Authors. Published by the Royal Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, provided the original author and source are credited.en_UK
dc.titleCharacterization of stress coping style in Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) juveniles and breeders for aquacultureen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleRoyal Society Open Scienceen_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationInstitute of Aquacultureen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSpanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO)en_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSpanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO)en_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSpanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO)en_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationIRTA-Sant Carles de la Rapita, Spainen_UK
rioxxterms.apcnot requireden_UK
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorIbarra-Zatarain, Zohar|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorFatsini, Elvira|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorRey, Sonia|0000-0002-3406-3291en_UK
local.rioxx.authorChereguini, Olvido|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorMartin, Ignacio|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorRasines, Inmaculada|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorAlcaraz, Carles|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorDuncan, Neil|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
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