About this Research Topic
With articles on the current state-of-the-art in aquatic organism research, this Research Topic will provide a forum for honoring the life and work of Victoria Braithwaite (1967 - 2019). A brilliant scientist and trailblazer in fish ethology, Victoria made lasting contributions across multiple disciplines and analytical approaches. The collection will feature an introductory preface detailing Victoria's outstanding scholarship and academic career as well as contributions from cutting-edge researchers in the field.
We welcome submissions of empirical work on topics inspired by Victoria's research (e.g., cognition, navigation, behavior, environmental enrichment, welfare, neuroendocrinology, development) or reviews from related disciplines (veterinary science, animal welfare, animal cognition, philosophy, and legal theory).
Image credits: Thank you to Isabel Fife-Cook for providing this painting of a Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus).
Keywords: Fish, Aquatic Invertebrates, Welfare, Behavior, Cognition, Sentience
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