Richard Connor

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A division of labour with role specialization in group-hunting bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) off Cedar Key, Florida
    Stefanie K Gazda
    Biology Department, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:135-40. 2005
  2. pmc Complex social structure, alliance stability and mating access in a bottlenose dolphin 'super-alliance'
    R C Connor
    Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, 02747, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 268:263-7. 2001
  3. pmc Cooperation beyond the dyad: on simple models and a complex society
    Richard C Connor
    UMASS Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:2687-97. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Invested, extracted and byproduct benefits: a modified scheme for the evolution of cooperation
    Richard Connor
    Biology Department, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
    Behav Processes 76:109-13. 2007
  5. pmc Dolphin social intelligence: complex alliance relationships in bottlenose dolphins and a consideration of selective environments for extreme brain size evolution in mammals
    Richard C Connor
    Biology Department, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:587-602. 2007
  6. pmc A new level of complexity in the male alliance networks of Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops sp.)
    Richard C Connor
    Biology Department, UMASS Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
    Biol Lett 7:623-6. 2011
  7. pmc Cetaceans have complex brains for complex cognition
    Lori Marino
    Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology Program, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e139. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint 'O father: where art thou?'--Paternity assessment in an open fission-fusion society of wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops sp.) in Shark Bay, Western Australia
    Michael Krützen
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Mol Ecol 13:1975-90. 2004
  9. pmc Cultural transmission of tool use in bottlenose dolphins
    Michael Krützen
    School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:8939-43. 2005
  10. pmc Contrasting relatedness patterns in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops sp.) with different alliance strategies
    Michael Krützen
    School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 270:497-502. 2003

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc A division of labour with role specialization in group-hunting bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) off Cedar Key, Florida
    Stefanie K Gazda
    Biology Department, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:135-40. 2005
    ..These differences between the two groups may reflect differences in group stability or in prey school size...
  2. pmc Complex social structure, alliance stability and mating access in a bottlenose dolphin 'super-alliance'
    R C Connor
    Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, 02747, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 268:263-7. 2001
    ..Further, within the super-alliance, alliance stability correlates with consortship rate, suggesting that differentiated relationships within the super-alliance are based on competition for access to females...
  3. pmc Cooperation beyond the dyad: on simple models and a complex society
    Richard C Connor
    UMASS Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:2687-97. 2010
    ..A system of nested male alliances in bottlenose dolphins illustrates the potential and difficulties of finding a complex system of cooperation close to our own...
  4. ncbi request reprint Invested, extracted and byproduct benefits: a modified scheme for the evolution of cooperation
    Richard Connor
    Biology Department, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
    Behav Processes 76:109-13. 2007
  5. pmc Dolphin social intelligence: complex alliance relationships in bottlenose dolphins and a consideration of selective environments for extreme brain size evolution in mammals
    Richard C Connor
    Biology Department, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:587-602. 2007
    ..In this context, social competition, and consequently selection for greater cognitive abilities and large brain size, was intense...
  6. pmc A new level of complexity in the male alliance networks of Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops sp.)
    Richard C Connor
    Biology Department, UMASS Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
    Biol Lett 7:623-6. 2011
    ..These findings challenge the 'two alliance tactics' hypothesis and add to the evidence that Shark Bay male bottlenose dolphins engage in alliance formation that likely places considerable demands on their social cognition...
  7. pmc Cetaceans have complex brains for complex cognition
    Lori Marino
    Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology Program, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e139. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint 'O father: where art thou?'--Paternity assessment in an open fission-fusion society of wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops sp.) in Shark Bay, Western Australia
    Michael Krützen
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Mol Ecol 13:1975-90. 2004
    ..01). Our study suggests that the reproductive success of both allied males, and of nonallied juveniles, needs to be incorporated into an adaptive framework that seeks to explain alliance formation in male bottlenose dolphins...
  9. pmc Cultural transmission of tool use in bottlenose dolphins
    Michael Krützen
    School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:8939-43. 2005
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  10. pmc Contrasting relatedness patterns in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops sp.) with different alliance strategies
    Michael Krützen
    School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 270:497-502. 2003
    ..Thus, within one population and one sex, it appears that there may be simultaneous operation of more than one mode of group formation...