Publications Albert Ros

Ros AFH, Vullioud P & Bshary R (2012)
Treatment with the glucocorticoid antagonist RU486 reduces cooperative cleaning
visits of a common reef fish, the lined bristletooth.
Hormones and Behavior 61, 37-43.

Ros A, Lusa J, Meyer M, Soares M, Oliveir R, Brossard M & Bshary R. (2011)
Does access to the bluestreak cleaner wrasse Labroides dimidiatus affect
indicators of stress and health in resident reef fishes in the Red Sea?
- Hormones and Behavior 59, 151-158.

Leong H, Ros AFH & Oliveira RF. (2009)
Effects of common stressors on acivity, metabolic rae and cortisol in a
cichlid fish, Oreochromis mossambicus.
- Journal of Fish Biology 74, 1549-1561

Oliveira RF, Gonçalves D & Ros A (2009)
Evolution and development of alternative reproductive tactics in blennies.
- In: R. Patzner, P. Hastings, E.J. Gonçalves & B.G. Kapoor (eds.),
The Biology of Blennies, Science Publishers Inc., Enfield, N.H 

Ros AFH, Correia M, Wingfield JC & Oliveia RF (2009 )
Mounting an immun response correlates with decreased androgen levels
in male Peafowl, Pavo cristatus.
- Journal of Ethology 27, 209-214

Ros AFH & Oliveira RF. (2009)
Androgens and immune function in male alternative reproductive
morphotypes of the peacock blenny, Salaria pavo.
-Ethology 27, 209-214.

Ros AFH, Fagundes T & Oliveira RF (2009)
Regulation of broodsize and androgen levels in a teleost species with
exclusive male parental care.
- Animal Behaviour 78, 25-33
Ros AFH, Franco AMA & Groothuis TGG. (2009)
Experience modulates both aromatase activity and the sensitivity of agonistic
behaviour to testosterone in black-headed gulls.
- Physiology & Behavior 97, 30-35.
Boonekamp JJ, Ros AFH & Verhulst S. (2008)
Immune activation suppresses plasma testosterone level; A meta-analysis.
- Biology Letters 4, 741-744.
Hirschenhauser K, Canário AVM, Ros AFH, Taborsky M & Oliveira RF (2008)
Social context may affect urinary excretion of 11-ketotestosterone in African cichlids.
- Behaviour 145, 1367-1388.
Oliveira RF, Canário AVM & Ros AFH (2008)
Hormones and alternative reproductive tactics in vertebrates.
- IN Alternative Reproductive Tactics - An Integrative Approach. R.F. Oliveira, M.
Taborsky & H.J. Brockmann (eds.). Cambridge University Press.
Ros AFH (2008)
Patterns of testosterone responsiveness and immunity in relation to
competitive behaviour in chicks.
- Hormones & Behavior 54, 234-237.
Castro N, Ros AFH, Becker K & Oliveira RF (2006)
Metabolic costs of aggressive behaviour in the Siamese fighting fish,
Betta splendens.
- Aggressive Behavior 32, 474-480.
Ros AFH, Becker K & Oliveira RF (2006)
Aggressive behaviour and energy metabolism in a cichlid fish,
Oreochromis mossambicus.
- Physiology & Behavior 89, 164-70.
Ros AFH, Bouton N, Santos RS & Oliveira RF (2006)
Alternative male reproductive tactics and the immunocompetence
handicap in the Azorean rock pool blenny, Parablennius parvicornis.
- Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 273, 901-909.
Ros AFH, Ferreira C, Santos RS & Oliveira RF (2006)
Regulation of immunocompetence by different androgen metabolites
in a blenny with alternative reproductive tactics.
- Journal of Experimental Zoology 305A, 986-994.
Groothuis TGG & Ros AFH (2005)
The hormonal control of begging and early aggressive behavior:
Experiments in black-headed gull chicks.
- Hormones & Behavior 48:207-215.
Oliveira RF, Ros AFH & Gonçalves DM (2005)
Intra-sexual variation in male reproduction in teleost fish: a comparative approach.
- Hormones & Behavior 48:430-439.
Ros AFH, Becker K, Canário AVM & Oliveira RF (2004)
Androgen levels and energy metabolism in Oreochromis mossambicus.
- Journal of Fish Biology 65:895-905.
Ros AFH, Bruintjes R, Santos RS, Canário AVM & Oliveira RF (2004)
The role of androgens in the trade-off between territorial and parental behavior
in the Azorean rock-pool blenny, Parablennius parvicornis.
- Hormones & Behavior 46:491-497.
Ros AFH, Canário AVM, Couto E, Zeilstra I & Oliveira RF (2003)
Endocrine correlates of intra-specific variation in the mating system of the
St. Peter's fish (Sarotherodon galilaeus).
- Hormones & Behavior 44:365-73.
Ros AFH, Zeilstra I, Oliveira, RF (2003)
Mate choice in the Galilee St. Peter's fish, Sarotherodon galilaeus.
- Behaviour 140:1173-1188.
Ros AFH, Dieleman SJ & Groothuis TGG (2002)
Social stimuli, testosterone, and aggression in gull chicks: support
for the challenge hypothesis.
- Hormones & Behavior 41:334-342.
Oliveira RF, Ros AFH, Hirschenhauser K & Canário AVM (2001)
Androgens and mating systems in fish: intra- and inter-specific analyses.
- In: H.J.Th. Goos, R.K. Rastogi, H. Vaudry & R. Pierantoni (eds). Perspectives
in Comparative Endocrinology: Unity and Diversity. Medimond Inc. pp 985-993.
Ros AFH, Hirschenhauser K & Oliveira RF (2001)
The interaction between organizational and activational effects of testosterone
in the control of early aggression in birds: a comment to Sasvári, Hegyi & Péczeli.
- Ethology 107:851-853.
Ros AFH (1999)
Effects of testosterone on growth, plumage pigmentation, and mortality
in black-headed gull chicks.
-IBIS 141:451-459, 1999.
Ros AFH., Apanius V & Groothuis TGG (1997)
The relation among gonadal steroids, immunocompetence, body mass, and behavior
in young black-headed gulls.
-The American Naturalist 150:201-219, 1997.
In Prep.
Ros AFH, Oliveira RF, Dijkstra P & Groothuis TGG.
Testing the immunocompetence handicap in African cichlids:
negative feedback of immunity on HPG axis Sarotherodon galilaeus.