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in press

 

Félix, A.S., A.I. Faustino, E.M. Cabral, & R.F. Oiveira. in press. Non-invasive measurement of steroid hormones in zebrafish holding-water. Zebrafish.

 

 

2013

 

Marques PAMJorge PE 2013. Winter latitudinal population age-structure of a migratory seagull (Larus fuscus) differs between its two major migratory flyways. International Journal of Ecology 2013: Article ID 737616, 7 pages

 

Saraiva, J.L., Gonçalves, D.M. & Oliveira, R.F. 2013. Ecological modulation of reproductive behaviour in the peacock blenny: a mini-review. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 39: 85-89. DOI: 10.1007/s10695-012-9658-5 pdf

 

 

2012

 

Almeida, O., Gozdowska, M. , Kulczykowska, E. & Oliveira, R.F. 2012. Brain levels of arginine-vasotocin and isotocin in dominant and subordinate males of a cichlid fish. Hormones and Behavior 61: 212-217. pdf

 

Costa RM; Miller GF; Brody S. 2012. Women Who Prefer Longer Penises Are More Likely to Have Vaginal Orgasms (but Not Clitoral Orgasms): Implications for an Evolutionary Theory of Vaginal Orgasm. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 9, 3079-3088. pdf

 

Costa RM. 2012. Masturbation is related to psychopathology and prostate dysfunction: comment on Quinsey. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41, 539-540. pdf

 

Fagundes, T., M.G. Simões, D. Gonçalves, & R.F. Oliveira. 2012. Social cues in the expression of sequential alternative reproductive tactics in young males of the peacock blenny, Salaria pavo. Physiology and Behavior, 107(3):283-291. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2012.07.011 pdf

 

Galhardo, L., A. Vitorino & R.F. Oliveira. 2012. Social familiarity modulates personality trait in a cichlid fish. Biology Letters, Epub ahead of print August 1, doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0500. pdf

 

Jorge PEAlmada F, Gonçalves AR, Duarte-Coelho P, Almada VC. 2012. Homing in rocky intertidal fish. Are Lipophrys pholis L. able to perform true navigation? Animal Cognition, online first. DOI 10.1007/s10071-012-0541-7 pdf

 

Jorge PE, Marques PAM. 2012. Decision-making in pigeon flocks: a democratic view of leadership. Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 2414-2417. doi: 10.1242/jeb.070375 pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. 2012. Social plasticity in fish: integrating mechanisms and function. Journal of Fish Biology 81: 2127-2150. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2012.03477.x pdf

 

Roque, L., Veríssimo, M., Oliveira, T.F. & Oliveira, R.F. 2012. Attachment security and HPA axis reactivity to positive and challenging emotional situations in child-mother dyads in naturalistic settings. Developmental Psychobiology, 54: 401–411. doi: 10.1002/dev.20598 pdf 

 

Ros, A.F.H., Oliveira, R.F, Dijkstra, P.D., & Groothuis, T.G.G. 2012. Immune activation is inversely related to, but does not cause variation in androgen levels in a cichlid fish species. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 33: 130-133 pdf

 

Saraiva, J.L., Pignolo, G., Gonçalves, D.M. & Oliveira, R.F. 2012. Interpopulational variation of the mating system in the peacock blenny. Acta Ethologica, 15: 25-31. doi: 10.1007/s10211-011-0104-y  pdf

  

Simões, J.M., Teles, M., Oliveira, R.F., Van Der Linden, A. & Verhoye, M. 2012. A three-dimensional stereotaxic MRI brain atlas of the cichlid fish Oreochromis mossambicus. PLoS One 7(9): e44086 pdf

 

Soares, M.C., Bshary, R., Cardoso, S.C., Côté, I.M., & Oliveira, R.F. 2012. Face Your Fears: Cleaning Gobies Inspect Predators despite Being Stressed by Them. PLoS ONE 7(6): e39781. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039781 pdf

 

Soares, M.C., Bshary, R., Mendonça, R., Grutter, A.S. & Oliveira, R.F. 2012. Arginine Vasotocin Regulation of Interspecific Cooperative Behaviour in a Cleaner Fish. PLoS ONE 7(7): e39583. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039583 pdf

 

Taborsky, B. & R.F. Oliveira. 2012. Social competence: an evolutionary approach. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, online first. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2012.09.003. pdf

 

Teles, M.C., Sîrbulescu, R.F., Wellbrock, U.M, Oliveira, R.F. & Zupanc, G.K.H. 2012. Adult Neurogenesis in the Brain of the Mozambique Tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 198: 427-449. pdf

 

 

2011

 

Bshary, R., Oliveira, R.F. and Grutter, A.S. 2011. Short-Term variation in the level of cooperation in the cleaner wrasse Labroides dimidiatus: implications for the role of potential stressors. Ethology. 117: 246-253 pdf

 

Côté, I.M. & Soares, M.C. Gobies as cleaners. 2011. In: The Biology of gobies (ed: R.A. Patzner, J.L. Van Tassell, M. Kovacic & B.G. Kapoor), Science Publishers Inc.  pdf

 

Costa, S.S., Andrade, R., Carneiro, L.A., Gonçalves, E.J., Kotrschal, K. & Oliveira, R.F. 2011. Sex differences in the dorsolateral telencephalon correlate with home range size in blenniid fish. Brain Behavior and Evolution. 77: 55-64 pdf

 

Galhardo, L., Almeida, O. & Oliveira, R.F. 2011. Measuring motivation in a cichlid fish: An adaptation of the push-door paradigm. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 130: 60-70 pdf

 

Galhardo, L., Vital, J. & Oliveira, R.F. 2011. The role of predictability in the stress response of a cichlid fish. Physiology and Behavior. 102: 367-372 pdf

 

Jorge PE 2011. Odors in the contexct of animal navigation. In: The biology of odors: Sources, Olfaction and Response (Weiss LE, Atwood JM eds). Nova Science Publishers Inc. USA, 207-226 pp.

 

Lacava, R.V., Brasileiro, L., Maia, R., Oliveira, R.F. & Macedo, R.H. 2011. Social environment affects testosterone level in captive male blue-black grassquits. Hormones and Behavior. 59: 51-55 pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. & Canário, A.V.M. 2011. Nemo through the looking-glass: a commentary on Desjardins & Fernald. Biology Letters 7: 487-488 pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Silva, J.F. & Simões, J.M. 2011. Fighting zebrafish: characterization of aggressive behaviour and winner-loser effects. Zebrafish 8: 73-81 pdf

 

Ros, A.F.H., Lusa, J., Meyer, M., Soares, M.Oliveira, R.F., Brossard, M. & Bshary, R. 2011. Does access to the bluestreak cleaner wrasse Labroides dimidiatus affect indicators of stress and health in resident reef fishes in the Red Sea? Hormones and Behavior. 59: 151-158 pdf

 

Saraiva, J.L., Gonçalves, D.M., Simões, M. & Oliveira, R.F. 2011. Plasticity in reproductive behaviour in two populations of the peacock blenny. Behaviour 148: 1457-1472 pdf

 

Soares, M.C., Oliveira, R.F., Ros, A.F.H., Grutter, A.S. & Bshary, R. 2011. Tactile stimulation lowers stress in fish. Nature Communications 2: 534 pdf

 

 

2010

 

Gonçalves, D.M., Saraiva, J., Teles, M., Teodósio, R., Canário, A.V.M. & Oliveira, R.F. 2010. Brain aromatase mRNA expression in two populations of the peacock blenny Salaria pavo with divergent mating systems. Hormones and Behavior. 57: 155-161pdf

 

Gonçalves, D. & Oliveira, R.F. 2010. Hormones and sexual behavior of teleost fishes. In: Hormones and reproduction of vertebrates (D Norris, KH Lopez, eds). Academic Press. Vol. 1, pp. 119-147. pdf

 

Saraiva, J.L., Gonçalves, D. & Oliveira, R.F. 2010. Environmental modulation of androgen levels and secondary sex characters in two populations of the peacock blenny Salaria pavo. Hormones and Behavior. 57: 192-197 pdf

 

Soares M.C., Bshary R., Fusani L., Goymann W., Hau M., Hirschenhauser K. & Oliveira R.F. 2010. Hormonal mechanisms of cooperative behavior. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences. 365, 2737-2750  pdf

 

Soares, M.C., Côté, I.M., Cardoso, S.C., Oliveira, R.F. & Bshary, R. 2010. Caribbean cleaning gobies prefer client ectoparasites over mucus. Ethology. 116: 1244-1248 pdf

 

 

2009

 

Antunes, R.A. & Oliveira, R.F. 2009. Hormonal anticipation of territorial challenges in cichlid fish. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 106: 15985-15989.  pdf

 

Barata, E.N., Serrano, R. & Gonçalves D. 2009. Communication in blennies. In: Patzner, R., Hastings, P., Gonçalves, E.J. & Kapoor, B.G. (eds.). The Biology of Blennies. Science Publishers Inc., Enfield, N.H.  

 

Jorge PE, Marques AE, Phillips JB 2009. Activational rather than navigational effects of odors on young pigeon homing. Current Biology 19, 650-654.

 

Galhardo, L., Almeida, O. & Oliveira, R.F. 2009. Preference for the presence of substrate in male cichlid fish: effects of social dominance and context. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 120: 224-230. pdf 

 

Galhardo, L. & R.F. Oliveira. 2009. Psychological stress and welfare in fish. Annual Review of Biomedical Sciences 11: 1-20. pdf

 

Leong, H., Ros, A.F.H. & Oliveira, R.F. 2009. Effects of putative stressors in public aquaria on activity, metabolic rate and cortisol levels of a cichlid fish. Journal of Fish Biology 74, 1549–1561. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. 2009. Social behavior in context: hormonal modulation of behavioural plasticity and social competence. Integrative and Comparative Biology 49: 423-440.  pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Gonçalves, D.M. & Ros, A.F.H. 2009. Evolution and development of alternative reproductive tactics in blennies: a tale of two species. In: Patzner, R., Hastings, P., Gonçalves, E.J. & Kapoor, B.G. (eds.). The Biology of Blennies. Science Publishers Inc., Enfield, N.H.  pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Silva, A. & Canario, A.V.M. 2009. Why do winners keep winning? Androgen mediation of winner but not loser effects in cichlid fish. Proceedings Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276: 2249–2256. pdf

 

Oliveira, T., Gouveia, M.J. & Oliveira, R.F. 2009. Testosterone responsiveness to winning and losing experiences in female soccer players. Psychoneuroendocrinology 34: 1056-1064. pdf

 

Phillips JB, Jorge PE 2009. What can homing pigeons tell us about navigational impairments in Alzheimer's patients? Activational effect of odors. Communicative Integrative Biology, 2, 494-496

 

Ros, A.F.H., Correia, M., Wingfield, J.C. and Oliveira, R.F. 2009. Mounting an immune response correlates with decreased androgen levels in male peafowl, Pavo cristatus. Journal of Ethology 27: 209-214. pdf

 

Ros, A.F.H., Fagundes, T. & Oliveira, R.F. 2009. Adjustment of brood size and androgen levels in a teleost species with exclusive male parental care. Animal Behaviour 78: 25-33. pdf

 

Ros, A.F.H. & Oliveira, R.F. 2009. Androgens and immune function in male alternative reproductive morphotypes of the peacock blenny, Salaria pavo. Ethology 115: 555–565. pdf

 

Saraiva, J.L., Oliveira, R.F., Barata, E.N. & Canario, A.V.M. 2009. The effect of nest aggregation on the reproductive behaviour of the peacock blenny Salaria pavo. Journal of Fish Biology 74: 754–762. pdf

 

 

2008

 

Bender, N., Heg-Bachar, Z., Oliveira, R.F., Canário, A.V.M. and Taborsky, M. 2008. Hormonal control of brood care and social status in a cichlid with brood care helpers. Physiology and Behavior 94: 349-358. pdf

 

Brockmann, H.J., Taborsky, M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2008. Integrating mechanisms and function: prospects for future research. In: R.F. Oliveira, M. Taborsky & H.J. Brockmann (eds.). Alternative Reproductive Tactics: an integrative approach. pp. 471-489 Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pdf

 

Cummings, M.E., Jordão, J.M., Cronin, T.W. and Oliveira, R.F. 2008. Visual ecology of the fiddler crab Uca tangeri: effects of sex, viewer and background on conspicuousness. Animal Behaviour 75: 175-188. pdf

 

Galhardo, L., Correia, J. and Oliveira, R.F. 2008. The effect of substrate availability on behavioural and physiological indicators of welfare in the cichlid fish Oreochromis mossambicus. Animal Welfare 17: 239-254. pdf

 

Garamszegui, L.Z., Hirschenhauser, K., BÓKONY, V., Eens, M., Hurtrez-Boussès, S., Moller, A.P., Oliveira, R.F. and Wingfield, J.C. 2008. Latitudinal distribution, migration and testosterone levels in birds. American Naturalist 172: 533-546. pdf

 

Gonçalves, D.M., Oliveira, R.F. and McGregor, P.K. 2008. Communication and the evolution of alternative reproductive tactics. In: R.F. Oliveira, M. Taborsky & H.J. Brockmann (eds.). Alternative Reproductive Tactics: an integrative approach. pp. 132-173. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 

 

Gonçalves, D.M., Teles, M., Alpedrinha, J. and Oliveira, R.F. 2008. Brain and gonadal aromatase activity and steroid hormone levels in female and polymorphic males of peacock blenny Salaria Pavo. Hormones and  Behaviour 54: 717-725.  pdf

 

Hirschenhauser, K., Canario, A.V.M., Ros, A.F.H., Taborsky, M. and Oliveira R.F. 2008. Social context may affect urinary excretion of 11-ketotestosterone in African cichlids. Behaviour 145: 1367-1388. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Canário, A.V.M. 2008. Hormones and alternative reproductive tactics in vertebrates. In: R.F. Oliveira, M. Taborsky & H.J. Brockmann (eds.), Alternative Reproductive Tactics: an integrative approach, pp. 132-173. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Gonçalves, D.M. 2008. Hormones and social behaviour of teleost fish. In: C. Magnhagen, V.A. Braithwaite, E. Forsgren & B.G. Kapoor (eds.), Fish Behaviour, pp. 61-150. Science Publishers Inc., Enfield, N.H. pdf

 

Scott, A.P., Hirschenhauser, K., Bender, N., Oliveira, R.F., Earley, R.L., Sebire, M., Ellis, T., Pavlidis, M., Hubbard, P., Huertas, M. and Canario A.V.M. 2008. Non-invasive measurement of esteroids in fish-holding water: important considerations when applying the procedure to behaviour studies. Behaviour 145: 1307-1328. pdf

 

Taborsky, M., Brockmann, H.J. & Oliveira, R.F. 2008. The evolution of alternative mating tactics: concepts and questions. In: Oliveira, R.F., Taborsky, M. & Brockmann, H.J. (eds.). Alternative Reproductive Tactics: an integrative approach. pp. 1-21. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pdf

 

 

2007

 

Bshary, R., Oliveira, R.F., Oliveira, T.S.F. and Canário, A.V.M. 2007. Do cleaning organisms reduce the stress response of client reef fish? Frontiers in Zoology 4: 21. pdf

 

Fagundes, T., Gonçalves, D.M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2007. Female mate choice and mate search tactics in a sex role reversed population of the peacock blenny, Salaria pavo (Risso, 1810). Journal of Fish Biology 71: 77-89. pdf

 

Gonçalves, D., Alpedrinha, J., Teles, M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2007. Endocrine control of sexual behavior in sneaker males of the peacock blenny Salaria pavo: effects of castration, aromatase inhibition, testosterone, and estradiol. Hormones and Behavior 51: 534-541. pdf

 

Jordão, J.M., Cronin, T.W. and Oliveira, R.F. 2007. Spectral sensitivity of four species of fiddler crabs (Uca pugnax, Uca pugilator, Uca vomeris and Uca tangeri) measured by in situ microspectrophotometry. Journal of Experimental Biology 210: 447-453. pdf

 

Jordão, J.M., Curto, A.F. and Oliveira, R.F. 2007. Stereotypy and variation in the claw waving display of the fiddler crab Uca tangeri. Acta Ethologica 10: 55-62. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Galhardo, L. 2007. On the applicability of the concept of welfare to teleost fish and its implications for fish farming. Brazilian Journal of Animal Science 36: 77-86. pdf

 

 

2006

 

Bender, N., Heg, D., Hamilton, I.M., Bachar, Z., Taborsky, M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2006. The relationship between social status, behaviour, growth and steroids in male helpers and breeders of a cooperatively breeding cichlid. Hormones and Behavior 50: 173-182. pdf

 

Castro, N., Ros, A.F.H., Becker, K. and Oliveira, R.F. 2006. Metabolic costs of the aggressive behaviour in the Siamese fighting fish, Betta splendens. Aggressive Behaviour 32: 474-480. pdf

 

Costa, P.F., Oliveira, R.F. and Fonseca, L.C. 2006. Feeding Ecology of Nereis diversicolor (O.F. Müller) (Annelida, Polychaeta) on Estuarine and Lagoon Environments in the Southwest Coast of Portugal. Pan-American Journal of Aquatic Sciences 1(2): 104-113. pdf

 

Galhardo, L. and Oliveira, R.F. 2006. Bem-estar animal: um conceito legítimo para peixes? [Animal Welfare: a legitimate concept for fish?] Revista de Etologia (São Paulo, Brazil) 8: 51-61. pdf

 

Hirschenhauser, K. and Oliveira, R.F. 2006. Social modulation of androgen levels in Vertebrates: a meta-analysis of the challenge hypothesis. Animal Behaviour 71: 265-277. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. 2006. The neuroendocrinology of fish sexual behaviour: mechanisms and implications for endocrine disruption studies. In: U. Magnusson and B. Brunström (Eds.), Reproductive Behaviour and Environmental Pollutants, p. 15. Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Stockholm. 

 

Oliveira, R.F. 2006. Neuroendocrine mechanisms of alternative reproductive tactics in fish. In: K.A. Sloman, R.W. Wilson and S. Balshine (Guest Editors; W.S. Hoar, D.J. Randall and A.P. Farrell, Series editors), Fish Physiology, vol. 24: Behaviour: Interactions with Physiology. Elsevier, New York. pdf

 

Ros, A.F.H., Becker, K. and Oliveira, R.F. Aggressive behaviour and energy metabolism in a cichlid fish, Oreochromis mossambicus. Physiology and Behavior. 89(2):164-70. pdf

 

Ros, A.F.H., Bouton, N., Santos, R.S. and Oliveira, R.F. 2006. Alternative male reproductive tactics and the immunocompetence handicap in the Azorean rock-pool blenny, Parablennius parvicornis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 273: 901-909. pdf

 

Ros, A.F.H., Ferreira, C., Santos, R.S. and Oliveira, R.F. 2006. Regulation of immunocompetence by different androgen metabolites in a blenny with alternative reproductive tactics. Journal of Experimental Zoology A: Comparative Experimental Biology 305A: 986-994. pdf

 

 

 

2005

 

Galhardo, L. and Oliveira, R.F. 2005. Dos Peixes e dos Homens: o estudo do bem-estar animal aplicado à piscicultura. ZOOTEC2005 – Anais do VII Congresso Internacional de Zootecnia, Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil. pdf

 

Gonçalves, D.M., Matos, R., Fagundes, T. and Oliveira R.F. 2005. Do bourgeois males of the peacock blenny, Salaria pavo, discriminate females from female-mimicking sneaker males? Ethology 111: 559-772. pdf

 

Groothuis, T.G.G. and Ros, A.F.H. 2005. The hormonal control of begging and early aggressive behavior: experiments in black-headed gull chicks. Hormones and Behavior 48: 207-215. pdf

 

Jordão, J.M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2005. Wandering in male fiddler crabs (Uca tangeri): alternative reproductive tactic or functional constraint? Behaviour 142: 929-939. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. 2005. Hormones, social context and animal communication. In: P.K. McGregor (Ed), Animal Communication Networks, pp. 481-520. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Carneiro, L.A. and Canário, A.V.M. 2005. No hormonal response in tied fights. Nature 437: 207-208. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Ros, A.F.H. and Gonçalves, D.M. 2005. Intra-sexual variation in male reproduction in teleost fish: a comparative approach. Hormones and Behavior 48: 430-439. pdf

 

 

2004

 

Hirschenhauser, K., Taborsky, M., Oliveira, T., Canário, A.V.M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2004. A test of the 'challenge hypothesis' in cichlid fish: simulated partner and territory intruder experiments. Animal Behaviour 68: 741-750. pdf

 

Oliveira R.F. 2004. Social modulation of androgens in vertebrates: mechanisms and function. In: P.J.B. Slater, J.S. Rosenblatt, C.T. Snowdon and T.J. Roper (Eds), Advances in the Study of Behavior - Vol. 34, pp165-239. Academic Press, New York. pdf

 

Ros A.F.H., Becker, K., Canário, A.V.M. and Oliveira R.F. 2004. Androgen levels and energy metabolism in the Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Journal of Fish Biology 65: 895-905. pdf

 

Ros A.F.H., Bruintjes, F., Santos, R.S., Canário, A.V.M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2004. The role of androgens in the trade-off between territorial and parental behavior in the Azorean rock-pool blenny, Parablennius parvicornis. Hormones and Behavior 46: 491-497. pdf

 

White, E., Gonçalves, D., Oliveira, R.F. and Partridge, J.C. 2004. Vision and visual variation in the peacock blenny (Salaria pavo). Journal of Fish Biology 65: 227-250. pdf

 

 

2003

 

Carneiro, L.A., Oliveira, R.F., Canário, A.V.M. and Grober, M.S. 2003. The effect of arginine vasotocin on courtship behaviour in a blenniid fish with alternative reproductive tactics. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 28: 241-243. pdf

 

Gonçalves, D., Fagundes, T. and Oliveira, R.F. 2003. Field reproductive behaviour of sneaker males of the peacock blenny. Journal of Fish Biology 63: 528-532. pdf

 

Gonçalves, D. and Oliveira, R.F. 2003. Time spent close to a sexual partner as a measure of female mate preference in the sex-role reversed blenny Salaria pavo (Risso). Acta Ethologica 6: 1-5. pdf

 

Gonçalves, D., Oliveira, R.F., Körner, K. and Schlupp, I. 2003. Intersexual copying by sneaker males of the peacock blenny. Animal Behaviour 65: 355-361. pdf

 

Hirschenhauser, K., Winkler, H. and Oliveira, R.F. 2003. Comparative analysis of male androgen responsiveness to social environment in birds: the effects of mating system and paternal incubation. Hormones and Behavior 43: 508-519. pdf

 

Jordão, J.M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2003. Comparison of non-invasive methods for quantifying population density of the fiddler crab Uca tangeri. Journal of the Marine Biological Association U.K. 83:981-982. pdf

 

Miranda, J.A., Oliveira, R.F., Carneiro, L.A., Dantos, R.S. and Grober, M.S. 2003. Neurochemical correlates of male polymorphism and alternative reproductive tactics in the Azorean rock-pool blenny, Parablennius parvicornis. General and Comparative Endocrinology 132: 183-189. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Hirschenhauser, K., Canário, A.V.M. and Taborsky, M. 2003. Androgen levels of reproductive competitors in a cooperatively breeding cichlid. Journal of Fish Biology 63: 1615-1620. pdf

 

Ros, A.F.H., Canario A.V.M., Couto, E., Zeilstra, I. and Oliveira, R.F. 2003. Endocrine correlates of intra-specific variation in the mating system of the St. Peter's fish (Sarotherodon galilaeus). Hormones and Behavior 44: 365-373. pdf

 

Ros, A.F.H., Zeilstra, I. and Oliveira, R.F. 2003. Mate choice in the Galilee St. Peter's fish, Sarotherodon galilaeus. Behaviour 140: 1173-1188. pdf

 

 

2002

 

Gonçalves, D., Barata, E.N., Oliveira, R.F. and Canário, A.V.M. 2002. The role of male visual and chemical cues on the activation of female courtship behaviour in the sex role reversed blenny, Salaria pavo. Journal of Fish Biology 61: 96-105. pdf

 

Gonçalves, D., Simões, P.C., Chumbinho, A.C., Correia, M.J., Fagundes, T. and Oliveira, R.F. 2002. Fluctuating asymmetries and reproductive success in the peacock blenny. Journal of Fish Biology 60: 810-820. pdf

 

Grober, M.S., George, A.A., Watkins, K.K., Carneiro, L.A. and Oliveira, R.F. 2002. Forebrain AVT and courtship in a fish with alternative reproductive tactics. Brain Research Bulletin 57: 23-25. pdf

 

Henriques, M., Lourenço, R., Almada, F., Calado, G., Gonçalves, D., Guillemau, T., Cancela, M.L. and Almada, V. 2002. A revision of the status of Lepadogaster lepadogaster: sympatric sub-species or a long misunderstood blend of species? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 76: 327-338. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Carvalho, N., Miranda, J. Gonçalves, E.J., Grober, M. and Santos, R.S. 2002. The relationship between the presence of satellite males and nest-holders' mating success in the Azorean rock-pool blenny, Parablennius sanguinolentus parvicornis. Ethology 108: 223-235. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Hirschenhauser, K., Carneiro, L.A. and Canário, A.V.M. 2002. Social modulation of androgen levels in teleost fish. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B 132: 203-215. pdf

 

Ros A.F.H., Dieleman S.J. and Groothuis T.G.G. 2002. Social stimuli, testosterone, and aggression in gull chicks: support for the challenge hypothesis. Hormones and Behavior 41:334-342. pdf

 

 

2001

 

Almada, V.C., Oliveira, R.F. Gonçalves, E.J., Almeida, A.J., Santos, R.S. and Wirtz, P. 2001. Patterns of diversity of the north-eastern Atlantic blenniid fish fauna (Pisces: Blenniidae). Global Ecology & Biogeography 10: 411–422. pdf

 

Burford, F.R.L., McGregor, P.K.M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2001. Male-like mudballing behavior of some female fiddler crabs (Uca tangeri). Journal of Ethology 19: 97-103. pdf

 

Burford, F.R.L., McGregor, P.K.M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2001. Intersexual differences in the mudballs of Uca annulipes (Decapoda: Ocypodidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 81: 353-354. pdf

 

Burford, F.R.L., McGregor, P.K.M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2001. Mudballing revisited: further investigations into the construction behaviour of male Uca tangeri. Behaviour 138: 221-234. pdf

 

Doutrelant, C., McGregor, P.K. and Oliveira, R.F. 2001. The effect of an audience on intrasexual communication in male Siamese fighting fish, Betta splendens. Behavioral Ecology 12(3): 283-286. pdf

 

Jordão, J.M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2001. Sex differences in predator evasion in the fiddler crab Uca tangeri (Decapoda: Ocypodidae). Journal of Crustacean Biology 21: 948-953. pdf

 

Jordão, J.M. and Oliveira, R.F. 2001. Major claws make fiddler crabs more conspicuous to visual predators: a test using human observers. Hydrobiologia 449: 241-247. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Almada, V.C., Gonçalves, E.J., Forsgren, E. and Canário, A.V.M. 2001. Androgen levels and social interactions in breeding males of the peacock blenny. Journal of Fish Biology 58: 897-908. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Canário, A.V.M., Grober, M.S. and Santos, R.S. 2001. Endocrine correlates of alternative reproductive tactics and male polymorphism in the Azorean rock-pool blenny, Parablennius sanguinolentus parvicornis. General and Comparative Endocrinology 121: 278-288. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Carneiro, L.A., Canário, A.V.M., and Grober, M.S. 2001. Effects of androgens on social behaviour and morphology of alternative reproductive males of the Azorean rock-pool blenny. Hormones and Behavior 39: 157-166. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Canário, A.V.M. and Grober, M. 2001. Male sexual polymorphism, alternative reproductive tactics, and androgens in combtooth blennies (Pisces: Blenniidae). Hormones and Behavior 40: 266-275. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Carneiro, L.A., Gonçalves, D., Canário, A.V.M. and Grober, M. 2001. 11-ketotestosterone inhibits the alternative mating tactic in sneaker males of the peacock blenny, Salaria pavo. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 58, 28-37.

 

Oliveira, R.F., Gonçalves, E.J. and Santos, R.S. 2001. Gonadal investment of young males in two blenniid fishes with alternative mating tactics. Journal of Fish Biology 59: 459-462. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Lopes, M., Carneiro, L.A. and Canário, A.V.M. 2001. Watching fights raises fish hormone levels. Nature 409: 475. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Ros, A.F.H., Hirschenhauser, K. and Canario A.V.M. 2001. Androgens and mating systems in fish: intra- and inter-specific analyses. In: H.J.Th. Goos, R.K. Rastogi, H. Vaudry and R. Pierantoni (eds). Perspectives in Comparative Endocrinology: Unity and Diversity. Medimond Inc. pp 985-993. pdf

 

Ros, A.F.H., Hirschenhauser, K. and Oliveira, R.F. 2001. The interaction between organizational and activational effects of testosterone in the control of early aggression in birds: a comment to Sasvári, Hegyi & Péczeli. Ethology 107:851-853. pdf

 

 

2000

 

Burford, F., McGregor, P.K. and Oliveira, R.F. 2000. Response of fiddler crabs (Uca tangeri) to video playback in the field. Acta Ethologica 3: 55-59. pdf

 

Burford, F., McGregor, P.K. and Oliveira, R.F. 2000. The sequence of mudball placement by male fiddler crabs, Uca tangeri. Etología 8: 53-55. pdf

 

Carlisle, S.L., Marxer-Miller, S.K., Canário, A.V.M., Oliveira, R.F., Carneiro, L.A. and Grober, M.S. 2000. Effects of 11-ketotestosterone on genital papilla morphology in the sex changing fish, Lythrypnus dalli (Teleost, Gobiidae). Journal of Fish Biology 57: 445-456. pdf

 

Gonçalves, D., Oliveira, R.F., Körner, K., Poschadel, J.R., and Schlupp, I. 2000. Using video playbacks to study visual communication in a marine fish, Salaria pavo. Animal Behaviour 60: 351-357. pdf

 

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Canário, A.V.M. 2000. Hormones and social behaviour in cichlid fishes: a case study in the Mozambique tilapia. In: R.M. Coleman & W. Leibel (Eds.), Cichlid Research: State of the Art. Journal of Aquariculture & Aquatic Sciences 9: 109-129. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Machado, J.L., Jordão, J.M., Burford, F., Latruffe, C. and McGregor, P.K. 2000. Human exploitation of male fiddler crab claws: behavioural consequences and implications for conservation. Animal Conservation 3: 1-5. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., McGregor, P.K., Schlupp, I. and Rosenthal, G.G. 2000. Video-playback techniques in behavioural research (editorial). Acta Ethologica 3: 1-2. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Miranda, J.A., Carvalho, N., Gonçalves, E.J., Grober, M.S. and Santos, R.S. 2000. Male mating success in the Azorean rock-pool blenny: the effects of body size, male behaviour and nest characteristics. Journal of Fish Biology 57: 1416–1428. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Rosenthal, G.G., Schlupp, I., McGregor, P., Cuthill, I., Endler, J., Fleishman, L., Zeil, J., Barata, E., Burford, F., Gonçalves, D., Healey, M., Jakobson, S., Jennions, M., Körner, K., Lindstrom, L., Peake, T., Pilastro, A., Pope, D., Roberts, S., Rowe, C., Smith, J., and Waas, J. 2000. Considerations on the use of video playbacks as visual stimuli: the Lisbon workshop consensus. Acta Ethologica 3: 61-65. pdf

 

dos Santos, M.E., Modesto, T., Matos, R., Grober, M.S., Oliveira, R.F. and Canário, A.V.M. 2000. Sound production by the Lusitanian toadfish Halobatrachus didactylus. Bioacoustics 10: 309-321. pdf

 

 

1999

 

Oliveira, R.F., Canário, A.V.M. and Bshary, R. 1999. Hormones, behaviour and conservation of littoral fishes: current status and prospects for future research. In: V.C. Almada, R.F. oliveira and E.J. Gonçalves (Eds), Behaviour and Conservation of Littoral Fishes ISPA: Lisboa. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Almada, V.C. 1999. Male displaying characters, gonadal maturation and androgens in the cichlid fish Oreochromis mossambicus. Acta Ethologica 2: 67-70. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Almada, V.C., Forsgren, E. and Gonçalves, E.J. 1999. Temporal variation in male traits, nesting aggregations and mating success in the peacck blenny, Salaria pavo. Journal of Fish Biology 54: 499-512. pdf

 

Latruffe, C., McGregor, P.K. and Oliveira, R.F. 1999. Visual signalling and sexual selection in male fiddler crabs, Uca tangeri. Marine Ecology Progress Series 189: 233-240. pdf

 

 

1998

 

Borges, R.A., Oliveira, R.F., Almada, V.C. and Canário, A.V.M. 1998. Short-term social modulation of 11-Ketotestosterone urinary levels in males of the cichlid fish Oreochromis mossambicus during male-female interaction. Acta Ethologica 1: 43-48.  pdf

 

Burford, F., McGregor, P.K. and Oliveira, R.F. 1998. Chorusing by male European fiddler crabs, Uca tangeri: a study of visual communication networks. Acta Ethologica 1: 33-41. pdf

 

Gonçalves, D., Gonçalves, E.J., Almada, V.C. and Almeida, S.P. 1998. Comparative behaviour of two species of Lepadogaster (Pisces: Gobiesocidae) living at different depths. Journal of Fish Biology 53: 447-450. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. 1998. Of fish and men: a comparative approach to androgens and social dominance. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21(3): 383-384. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Almada, V.C. 1998. Androgenization of dominant males in a cichlid fish: androgens mediate the social modulation of sexually dimorphic traits. Ethology 104: 841-858. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Almada, V.C. 1998. Mating tactics and male-male courtship in the lek-breeding cichlid Oreochromis mossambicus. Journal of Fish Biology 52: 1115-1129. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Almada, V.C. 1998. Dynamics of social interactions during group formation in males of the cichlid fish Oreochromis mossambicus. Acta Ethologica 1: 57-70. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Almada, V.C. 1998. Maternal aggression during the mouthbrooding cycle in the cichlid fish Oreochromis mossambicus. Aggressive Behavior 24 (3): 187-196.  pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Carneiro, L.A., Borges, R.A. and Canário, A.V.M. 1998. Androgens and social behaviour in a cichlid fish, Oreochromis mossambicus. Journal of Fish Biology 53, suppl. A: 440. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Custódio, M.R. 1998. Claw size, waving display and female choice in the european fiddler crab Uca tangeri. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 10(3): 241-251. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., McGregor, P.K., Burford, F., Custódio, M.R., and Latruffe, C. 1998. Functions of mudballing behaviour in the European fiddler crab Uca tangeri. Animal Behaviour 55: 1299-1309. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., McGregor, P.K. and Latruffe, C. 1998. Know thine enemy: gathering information on fighting ability of potential rivals in Siamese fighting fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 265:1045-1049. pdf

 

 

1997

 

Almada, V.C. and Oliveira, R.F. 1997. Sobre o uso de estatística de simulação em estudos de comportamento. Análise Psicológica 15: 97-109. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. 1997. Sexo, mentiras e handicaps: reflexões sobre os mecanismos de selecção sexual. Análise Psicológica 15: 149-160. pdf

 

 

1996

 

Gonçalves, E.J., Almada, V.C., Almeida, S.P., Gonçalves, D., Repas, M. and Simões, F.N. 1996. Observations on the Agonistic Behaviour of Lepadogaster lepadogaster purpurea (Pisces: Gobiesocidae). Journal of Fish Biology 49: 367-369. pdf

 

Gonçalves, E.J., Almada, V.C. and Oliveira, R.F. and Santos, A.J. 1996. Female-mimicry as a mating tactic in males of the blennid fish Salaria pavo (Teleostei: Blenniidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K. 76: 529-538. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Almada, V.C. 1996. Dominance hierarchies and social structure in captive groups of the Mozambique tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Ethology Ecology and Evolution 8(1): 39-55. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., and Almada, V.C. 1996. On the (in)stability of dominance hierarchies in a cichlid fish. Aggressive Behavior 22(1): 37-45. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Almada, V.C. and Canário, A.V.M. 1996. Social modulation of sex steroid concentrations in the urine of male cichlid fish Oreochromis mossambicus (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Hormones and Behavior 30(1): 2-12. pdf

 

 

1995

 

Almada, V.C., Gonçalves, E.J., Oliveira, R.F. and Santos, A.J. 1995. Courting females: ecological constraints affect sex roles in a natural population of the blenniid fish, Salaria pavo. Animal Behaviour 49(4): 1125-1127. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Almada, V.C. 1995. Sexual dimorphism and allometry of external morphology in Oreochromis mossambicus. Journal of Fish Biology 46(6): 1055-1064. pdf 

 

 

1994

 

Oliveira, R.F. 1994. Hormonas e Comportamento - aspectos actuais da endocrinologia comportamental. In Biologia e Comportamento - Actas do I Congresso Nacional de Etologia, (V.C. Almada & R.F. Oliveira, eds.), pp. 73-82. ISPA: Lisboa. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. and Almada, V.C. 1994. Análise qualitativa do comportamento na tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus (Pisces, Cichlidae) - etograma dos juvenis. In Biologia e Comportamento - Actas do I Congresso Nacional de Etologia (V.C. Almada & R.F. Oliveira, eds.), pp.153-162. ISPA: Lisboa. pdf

 

Pereira, P. and Oliveira, R.F. 1994 . A simple method using a single video camera to determine the three-dimensional position of a fish. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments & Computers 26 (4): 443-446. pdf

 

 

1993

 

Almada, V.C., Oliveira, R.F., Gonçalves, E.J., Almeida, A.J. and Barata, E.N. 1993. A new northern limit for the distribution range of Lipophrys canevae (Pisces: Blenniidae) in the Atlantic ocean. Arquivos do Museu Bocage, Nova série, 2(23): 403-408. pdf

 

Gonçalves, E.J., Almada, V.C., Almeida, A.J. and Oliveira, R.F. 1993. On the occurrence of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pisces: Blenniidae) on the Portuguese coast. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K. 73(2): 465-467. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Almada, V.C. and Gil, M.F. 1993. The reproductive behavior of the longspine snipefish Macrorhamphosus scolopax (Syngnathiformes, Macrorhamphosidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 36(4): 337-343. pdf

 

 

1992

 

Almada, V.C., Gonçalves, E.J., Oliveira, R.F. and Barata, E.N. 1992. Some features of the territories in the breeding males of the intertidal blenny Lipophrys pholis (Pisces: Blenniidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K. 72(1): 187-197. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F., Almada, V.C., Almeida, A.J., Santos, R.S. and Gonçalves, E.J. 1992. A checklist of the Blennioid fishes (Teleostei, Blennioidei) occurring in Portuguese waters. Arquipélago, Life & Earth Sciences 10: 23-37. pdf

 

 

1990

 

Almada, V.C., Barata, E.N., Gonçalves, E.J. and Oliveira, R.F. 1990. On the breeding season of Lipophrys pholis (Pisces: Blenniidae) at Arrábida, Portugal. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K. 70(4): 913-916. pdf

 

Almada, V.C., Oliveira, R.F., Barata, E.N., Gonçalves, E.J. and Rito, A.P. 1990. Field observations on the behaviour of the breeding males of Lipophrys pholis (Pisces: Blenniidae). Portugaliae Zoologica 1(4): 27-36. pdf

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