Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. Becca Franks
Dr. Joshua Plotnik
Academic Program Adviser
Dr. Diana Reiss
Fish are held in captivity at some of the highest numbers of any taxa, but their curiosity is rarely studied. With this study, we set the groundwork to investigate the presence and nature of curiosity in goldfish (Carassius auratus) via novel free-choice exploration opportunities by creating a “fish tower."
Prasad-Shreckengast, Sasha, "Behavioral Patterns of Goldfish (Carassius auratus) Exploring A “Fish Tower”" (2021). CUNY Academic Works.
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