Table 3.

Results of model testing for differences in the behaviour of real and simulated (model) fish for different behavioural variables. Presented are the estimates, associated standard error (s.e.), t-value and p-value.

variableestimates.e.t-valuep-value
proportion of time near the arena edge
real versus simulated data0.1230.0186.894<0.001
time taken to explore 10% of the arena
real versus simulated data230.723.689.745<0.001
overall % of the arena explored
real versus simulated data−0.2230.013−16.65<0.001
proportion of local neighbours
real versus simulated data0.0900.00713.56<0.001
distance to nearest neighbour
real versus simulated data−0.2580.076−3.380<0.001