Journal article

Two's company, three's a crowd: Food and shelter limitation outweigh the benefits of group living in a shoaling fish

John R Ford, Stephen E Swearer

Ecology | WILEY | Published : 2013


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank invaluable field hands: Christian Jung, Dean Chamberlain, Evan Hallein, Matt Le Feuvre, John Ahern and Seann Chia. Michael Sams and Mick Keough provided constructive statistical advice. We thank J. Wilson-White and one anonymous reviewer for their constructive comments on the manuscript. Operational costs were covered by grants from the Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment to J. R. Ford and the Australia and Pacific Science Foundation to S. E. Swearer. Animal ethics approval was granted under Melbourne University AEC0810932. The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.