Bio3520 Chapter 12 Communication
  1. Animal communication involves transfer of information from           to           and operates via different        in various behavioral         .
  2. Sometimes the           must decide whether the signal is "honest"; the           principle predicts that signals can be treated as honest if they are costly to fake.
  3. Communication in the context of           include calling, the         dance of honeybees and               in leaf cutter ants.
  4. Some signals serve to convey the intention to engage in       rather than in other behavior such as aggression.
  5. Aquatic modes of communication include         communication in water striders, and           discharge in many species of fish.
  6. Modes of communication to signal             interactions include color change in salmon and        in ravens.
  7. Some mammals are capable of           about their communication system, and start to develop a "dialect".
  8. Among many primate species, complex                 behaviors allow maintenance of group harmony after acts of aggression.
  9. Alarm calls among non-kin may be a form of mate             to increase the individual's chances of mating and producing offspring.
  10. Some animals engage in            communication to increase their own fitness.