Date of Award

Winter 1-7-2016

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Mark Hauber

Second Advisor

Karin Akre

Academic Program Adviser

Karolina Czech


This study explores male signaling in the brief squid. Females spend more time close to males during male signal production, but did not change their orientation to enable mating. Females reduced their own signaling during male signals. Male sexual signaling is directed at females, yet the precise function remains elusive.



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