Professor Darren Croft
Professor of Animal Behaviour

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Key publications



Heathcote RJP, Darden SK, Franks DW, Ramnarine IW, Croft DP (2017). Fear of predation drives stable and differentiated social relationships in guppies. Scientific Reports, 7 Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Ellis S, Franks DW, Nattrass S, Cant MA, Weiss MN, Giles D, Balcomb KC, Croft DP (2017). Mortality risk and social network position in resident killer whales: sex differences and the importance of resource abundance. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1865), 20171313-20171313. Full text. DOI.
Croft DP, Johnstone RA, Ellis S, Nattrass S, Franks DW, Brent LJN, Mazzi S, Balcomb KC, Ford JKB, Cant MA, et al (2017). Reproductive Conflict and the Evolution of Menopause in Killer Whales. Current Biology, 27(2), 298-304. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Brent LJN, Franks DW, Foster EA, Balcomb KC, Cant MA, Croft DP (2015). Ecological knowledge, leadership, and the evolution of menopause in killer whales. Current Biology, 25(6), 746-750. DOI.
Krause J, James R, Franks D, Croft D (2014). Animal Social Networks., Oxford University Press. Abstract.
Foster EA, Franks DW, Mazzi S, Darden SK, Balcomb KC, Ford JKB, Croft DP (2012). Adaptive prolonged postreproductive life span in killer whales. Science, 337(6100). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

Publications by category


Books

Krause J, James R, Franks D, Croft D (2014). Animal Social Networks., Oxford University Press. Abstract.
Croft DP, James R, Krause J (2008). Exploring Animal Social Networks. Princetown, NJ, Princetown University Press.

Journal articles

Silk M, Weber NL, Steward LC, Hodgson D, Boots M, Croft DP, Delahay RJ, McDonald R (In Press). Contact networks structured by sex underpin sex-specific epidemiology of infection. Ecology Letters Full text.
Macario A, Croft DP, Endler JA, Darden SK (2017). Early social experience shapes female mate choice in guppies. Behavioral Ecology, 28(3), 833-843. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Lacy RC, Williams R, Ashe E, Balcomb Iii KC, Brent LJN, Clark CW, Croft DP, Giles DA, MacDuffee M, Paquet PC, et al (2017). Evaluating anthropogenic threats to endangered killer whales to inform effective recovery plans. Sci Rep, 7(1). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Heathcote RJP, Darden SK, Franks DW, Ramnarine IW, Croft DP (2017). Fear of predation drives stable and differentiated social relationships in guppies. Scientific Reports, 7 Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Ellis S, Franks DW, Nattrass S, Cant MA, Weiss MN, Giles D, Balcomb KC, Croft DP (2017). Mortality risk and social network position in resident killer whales: sex differences and the importance of resource abundance. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1865), 20171313-20171313. Full text. DOI.
Bolt SL, Boyland NK, Mlynski DT, James R, Croft DP (2017). Pair housing of dairy calves and age at pairing: Effects on weaning stress, health, production and social networks. PLoS ONE, 12(1). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Croft DP, Johnstone RA, Ellis S, Nattrass S, Franks DW, Brent LJN, Mazzi S, Balcomb KC, Ford JKB, Cant MA, et al (2017). Reproductive Conflict and the Evolution of Menopause in Killer Whales. Current Biology, 27(2), 298-304. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Silk MJ, Weber N, Steward LC, Delahay RJ, Croft DP, Hodgson DJ, Boots M, Mcdonald RA (2017). Seasonal variation in daily patterns of social contacts in the European badger Meles meles. Ecology and Evolution Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Rose PE, Croft DP (2017). Social bonds in a flock bird: Species differences and seasonality in social structure in captive flamingo flocks over a 12-month period. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 193, 87-97. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Stevens CH, Croft DP, Paull GC, Tyler CR (2017). Stress and welfare in ornamental fishes: what can be learned from aquaculture?. Journal of Fish Biology, 91(2), 409-428. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Silk MJ, Croft DP, Delahay RJ, Hodgson DJ, Weber N, Boots M, McDonald RA (2017). The application of statistical network models in disease research. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 8(9), 1026-1041. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Edenbrow M, Bleakley BH, Darden SK, Tyler CR, Ramnarine IW, Croft DP (2017). The evolution of cooperation: Interacting phenotypes among social partners. American Naturalist, 189(6), 630-643. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Silk MJ, Croft DP, Delahay RJ, Hodgson DJ, Boots M, Weber N, McDONALD RA (2017). Using social network measures in wildlife disease ecology, epidemiology, and management. BioScience, 67(3), 245-257. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Firth JA, Voelkl B, Crates RA, Aplin LM, Biro D, Croft DP, Sheldon BC (2017). Wild birds respond to flockmate loss by increasing their social network associations to others. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1854). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Croft DP, Darden SK, Wey TW (2016). Current directions in animal social networks. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 12, 52-58. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Killen SS, Croft DP, Salin K, Darden SK (2016). Male sexually coercive behaviour drives increased swimming efficiency in female guppies. Functional Ecology, 30(4), 576-583. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Franks DW, Nattrass S, Brent LJN, Whitehead H, Foote AD, Mazzi S, Ford JKB, Balcomb KC, Cant MA, Croft DP, et al (2016). The significance of postreproductive lifespans in killer whales: a comment on Robeck et al. Journal of Mammalogy, 97(3), 906-909. Abstract. DOI.
Boyland NK, Mlynski DT, James R, Brent LJN, Croft DP (2016). The social network structure of a dynamic group of dairy cows: from individual to group level patterns. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 174, 1-10. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Vázquez Diosdado JA, Barker ZE, Hodges HR, Amory JR, Croft DP, Bell NJ, Codling EA (2015). Classification of behaviour in housed dairy cows using an accelerometer-based activity monitoring system. Animal Biotelemetry, 3(1). Full text. DOI.
Brent LJN, Franks DW, Foster EA, Balcomb KC, Cant MA, Croft DP (2015). Ecological knowledge, leadership, and the evolution of menopause in killer whales. Current Biology, 25(6), 746-750. DOI.
Rose PE, Croft DP (2015). Evidence of directed interactions between individuals in captive flamingo flocks. Wildfowl, 65, 121-132. Abstract.  Full text.
Silk MJ, Jackson AL, Croft DP, Colhoun K, Bearhop S (2015). The consequences of unidentifiable individuals for the analysis of an animal social network. Animal Behaviour, 104, 1-11. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Brent LJN, Franks DW, Cant MA (2015). The evolution of prolonged life after reproduction. TRENDS IN ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, 30(7), 407-416. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Rose PE, Croft DP (2015). The potential of Social Network Analysis as a tool for the management of zoo animals. ANIMAL WELFARE, 24(2), 123-138. Author URL. DOI.
Tranmer M, Marcum CS, Morton FB, Croft DP, de Kort SR (2015). Using the relational event model (REM) to investigate the temporal dynamics of animal social networks. Animal Behaviour, 101, 99-105. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Rose PE, Croft DP, Lee R (2014). A review of captive flamingo (Phoenicopteridae) welfare: a synthesis of current knowledge and future directions. International Zoo Yearbook, 48(1), 139-155. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Wilson ADM, Krause S, James R, Croft DP, Ramnarine IW, Borner KK, Clement RJG, Krause J (2014). Dynamic social networks in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY, 68(6), 915-925. Author URL. DOI.
Jacoby DMP, Fear LN, Sims DW, Croft DP (2014). Shark personalities? Repeatability of social network traits in a widely distributed predatory fish. BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY, 68(12), 1995-2003. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wilson ADM, Croft DP, Krause J (2014). Social networks in elasmobranchs and teleost fishes. Fish and Fisheries, 15(4), 676-689. Abstract. DOI.
Kurvers RHJM, Krause J, Croft DP, Wilson ADM, Wolf M (2014). The evolutionary and ecological consequences of animal social networks: Emerging issues. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 29(6), 326-335. Abstract. DOI.
Silk MJ, Croft DP, Tregenza T, Bearhop S (2014). The importance of fission-fusion social group dynamics in birds. IBIS, 156(4), 701-715. Author URL. DOI.
Edenbrow M, Croft DP (2013). Environmental and genetic effects shape the development of personality traits in the mangrove killifish Kryptolebias marmoratus. Oikos, 122(5), 667-681. Abstract. DOI.
Boyland NK, James R, Mlynski DT, Madden JR, Croft DP (2013). Spatial proximity loggers for recording animal social networks: Consequences of inter-logger variation in performance. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67(11), 1877-1890. Abstract. DOI.
Foster EA, Franks DW, Mazzi S, Darden SK, Balcomb KC, Ford JKB, Croft DP (2012). Adaptive prolonged postreproductive life span in killer whales. Science, 337(6100). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Keedwell E, Morley M, Croft D (2012). Continuous Trait-Based Particle Swarm Optimisation (CTB-PSO). Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7461 LNCS, 342-343. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Jacoby DMP, Brooks EJ, Croft DP, Sims DW (2012). Developing a deeper understanding of animal movements and spatial dynamics through novel application of network analyses. METHODS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 3(3), 574-583. Author URL. DOI.
Bode NWF, Franks DW, Jamie Wood A, Piercy JJB, Croft DP, Codling EA (2012). Distinguishing social from nonsocial navigation in moving animal groups. American Naturalist, 179(5), 621-632. Abstract. DOI.
Edenbrow M, Croft DP (2012). Environmental and genetic effects shape the development of personality traits in the mangrove killifish Kryptolebias marmoratus. Oikos
Edenbrow M, Croft DP (2012). Kin and familiarity influence association preferences and aggression in the mangrove killifish Kryptolebias marmoratus. J Fish Biol, 80(3), 503-518. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Edenbrow M, Croft DP (2012). Sequential hermaphroditism and personality in a clonal vertebrate: the mangrove killifish. Behav Processes, 90(2), 229-237. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Jacoby DMP, Croft DP, Sims DW (2012). Social behaviour in sharks and rays: Analysis, patterns and implications for conservation. Fish and Fisheries, 13(4), 399-417.
Foster EA, Franks DW, Morrell LJ, Balcomb KC, Parsons KM, van Ginneken A, Croft DP (2012). Social network correlates of food availability in an endangered population of killer whales, Orcinus orca. ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 83(3), 731-736. Author URL. DOI.
Jacoby DMP, Sims DW, Croft DP (2012). The effect of familiarity on aggregation and social behaviour in juvenile small spotted catsharks Scyliorhinus canicula. J Fish Biol, 81(5), 1596-1610. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Griffiths AM, Jacoby DMP, Casane D, McHugh M, Croft DP, Genner MJ, Sims DW (2012). The first analysis of multiple paternity in an oviparous shark species, the small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula L.). Journal of Heredity, 2(103), 166-73.
Croft DP, Hamilton PB, Darden SK, Jacoby DMP, James R, Bettaney EM, Tyler CR (2012). The role of relatedness in structuring the social network of a wild guppy population. Oecologia, 170(4), 955-963. Abstract. DOI.
Guttridge TL, Gruber SH, DiBattista JD, Feldheim KA, Krause S, Croft DP, Krause J (2011). Assortative interactions and leadership in free-ranging population of juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 423, 235-245.
Edenbrow M, Croft DP (2011). Behavioural types and life history strategies during ontogeny in the mangrove killifish, Kryptolebias marmoratus. Animal Behaviour, 82, 731-741. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Edenbrow M, Darden SK, Ramnarine I, van Oosterhout C, Cable J (2011). Effect of gyrodactylid ectoparasites on host behaviour and social network structure in guppies Poecilia reticulata. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 65, 2219-2227. Abstract. DOI.
Mourabit S, Edenbrow M, Croft DP, Kudoh1 T (2011). Embryonic Development of the Self-fertilizing Mangrove Killifish Kryptolebias marmoratus. Developmental Dynamics(240), 1694-1704.
Edenbrow M, Darden SK, Ramnarine IW, Evans JP, James R, Croft DP (2011). Environmental effects on social interaction networks and male reproductive behaviour in guppies, Poecilia reticulata. Animal Behaviour, 81(3), 551-558. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Madden J, Franks D, James R (2011). Hypothesis testing in animal social networks. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 26, 502-507.
Krause J, Wilson AMD, Croft DP (2011). New technology facilitates the study of social networks. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 26, 5-6.
Krause J, James R, Croft DP (2011). Personality in the context of social networks. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 4099-4106. Abstract.
Kelley JL, Morrell LJ, Inskip C, Krause J, Croft DP (2011). Predation risk shapes social networks in fission-fusion populations. PLoS-One, 6(8) Full text. DOI.
Brask JB, Croft DP, Thompson K, Dabelsteen T, Darden S (2011). Social preferences based on sexual attractiveness: a female strategy to reduce male sexual attention. Proc Biol Sci, 279, 1748-1753. Abstract. DOI.
Piyapong C, Krause J, Chapman BB, Ramnarine IW, Louca V, Croft DP (2010). Sex matters: a social context to boldness in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Behavioral Ecology, 21(1), 3-8. Abstract. DOI.
Jones KA, Croft DP, Ramnarine IW, Godin JGJ (2010). Size-assortative shoaling in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata): the role of active choice. Ethology, 116(2), 147-154. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Krause J, Darden SK, Ramnarine IW, Faria JJ, James R (2009). Behavioural trait assortment in a social network: Patterns and implications. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 63(10), 1495-1503. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Shorrocks B, Croft DP (2009). Necks and networks: a preliminary study of population structure in the reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata de Winston). African Journal of Ecology, 47(3), 374-381. Abstract. DOI.
James R, Croft DP, Krause J (2009). Potential banana skins in animal social network analysis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 63(7), 989-997. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Darden SK, Ruxton GD (2009). Predation risk as a driving force for phenotypic assortment: a cross-population comparison. Proc Biol Sci, 276(1663), 1899-1904. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Dyer JRG, Croft DP, Morrell LJ, Krause J (2009). Shoal composition determines foraging success in the guppy. Behavioral Ecology, 20(1), 165-171. Abstract. DOI.
Darden SK, James R, Ramnarine IW, Croft DP (2009). Social implications of the battle of the sexes: sexual harassment disrupts female sociality and social recognition. Proc Biol Sci, 276(1667), 2651-2656. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Guttridge TL, Gruber SH, Gledhill KS, Croft DP, Sims DW, Krause J (2009). Social preferences of juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Animal Behaviour, 78(2), 543-548. Abstract. DOI.
Morrell LJ, Croft DP, Dyer JRG, Chapman BB, Kelley JL, Laland KN, Krause J (2008). Association patterns and foraging behaviour in natural and artificial guppy shoals. Animal Behaviour, 76(3), 855-864. Abstract. DOI.
Dyer JRG, Ioannou CC, Morrell LJ, Croft DP, Couzin ID, Waters DA, Krause J (2008). Consensus decision making in human crowds. Animal Behaviour, 75(2), 461-470. Abstract. DOI.
Thomas POR, Croft DP, Morrell LJ, Davis A, Faria JJ, Dyer JRG, Piyapong C, Ramnarine I, Ruxton GD, Krause J, et al (2008). Does defection during predator inspection affect social structure in wild shoals of guppies?. Animal Behaviour, 75(1), 43-53. Abstract. DOI.
Croft D (2008). How far will females go to avoid sexual harassment?. Planet Earth(AUTUMN). Abstract.
Darden SK, Croft DP (2008). Male harassment drives females to alter habitat use and leads to segregation of the sexes. Biol Lett, 4(5), 449-451. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Botham MS, Hayward RK, Morrell LJ, Croft DP, Ward JR, Ramnarine I, Krause J (2008). Risk-sensitive antipredator behavior in the Trinidadian guppy, Poecilia reticulata. Ecology, 89(11), 3174-3185. Abstract. DOI.
Piyapong C, Morrell LJ, Croft DP, Dyer JRG, Ioannou CC, Krause J (2007). A cost of leadership in human groups. Ethology, 113(9), 821-824. Abstract. DOI.
Morrell LJ, Hunt KL, Croft DP, Krause J (2007). Diet, familiarity and shoaling decisions in guppies. Animal Behaviour, 74(2), 311-319. Abstract. DOI.
Krause J, Croft DP, James R (2007). Social network theory in the behavioural sciences: Potential applications. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 62(1), 15-27. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Morrell LJ, Wade AS, Piyapong C, Ioannou CC, Dyer JRG, Chapman BB, Wong Y, Krause J (2006). Predation risk as a driving force for sexual segregation: a cross-population comparison. Am Nat, 167(6), 867-878. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Wright D, Ward AJW, Croft DP, Krause J (2006). Social organization, grouping, and domestication in fish. Zebrafish, 3(2), 141-155. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, James R, Thomas POR, Hathaway C, Mawdsley D, Laland KN, Krause J (2006). Social structure and co-operative interactions in a wild population of guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 59(5), 644-650. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, James R, Ward AJW, Botham MS, Mawdsley D, Krause J (2005). Assortative interactions and social networks in fish. Oecologia, 143(2), 211-219. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Croft DP, Arrowsmith BJ, Webster M, Krause J (2004). Intra-sexual preferences for familiar fish in male guppies. Journal of Fish Biology, 64(1), 279-283. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Botham MS, Krause J (2004). Is sexual segregation in the guppy, Poecilia reticulata, consistent with the predation risk hypothesis?. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 71(2), 127-133. Abstract.
Croft DP, Krause J, James R (2004). Social networks in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata). Proc Biol Sci, 271 Suppl 6, S516-S519. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Croft DP, Arrowsmith BJ, Bielby J, Skinner K, White E, Couzin ID, Magurran AE, Ramnarine I, Krause J (2003). Mechanisms underlying shoal composition in the Trinidadian guppy, Poecilia reticulata. Oikos, 100(3), 429-438. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Albanese B, Arrowsmith BJ, Botham M, Webster M, Krause J (2003). Sex-biased movement in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata). Oecologia, 137(1), 62-68. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Croft DP, Krause J, Couzin ID, Pitcher TJ (2003). When fish shoals meet: Outcomes for evolution and fisheries. Fish and Fisheries, 4(2), 138-146. Abstract. DOI.
Hoare DJ, Ward AJW, Couzin ID, Croft DP, Krause J (2001). A grid-net technique for the analysis of fish positions within free-ranging shoals. Journal of Fish Biology, 59(6), 1667-1672. Abstract. DOI.
Krause J, Hoare DJ, Croft D, Lawrence J, Ward A, Ruxton GD, Godin JG, James R (2000). Fish shoal composition: mechanisms and constraints. Proc Biol Sci, 267(1456), 2011-2017. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

Chapters

Croft DP, Edenbrow M, Darden SK (2014). Assortment in social networks and the evolution of cooperation. In Krause J, James R, Franks D, Croft DP (Eds.) Animal Social Networks, Oxford University Press.
Ioannou CC, Couzin ID, James R, Croft DP, Krause J (2011). Social Organisation and Information Transfer in Schooling Fish. In  (Ed) Fish Cognition and Behavior, 217-239. DOI.
Krause J, Ward AJW, James R, Croft DP (2008). Group living and social networks. In C.Magnhagen, V.Braithwaite, E.Forsgren, Kapoor & BG (eds). In Magnhagen C, Braithwaite V, Forsgren E, Kapoor BG (Eds.) Fish behaviour.
Croft DP, Griffiths SW, Magurran AE, Krause J (2007). The Influence of Reproductive Behaviour on the Social Organisation of Shoaling Fish. In Rocha MJ, Arukwe A, Kapoor BG (Eds.) Fish Reproduction.
Croft DP, Krause J, James R (2006). Predator avoidance and reproductive strategies: Predation risk as a driving factor for size assortative shoaling and its implications for sexual segregation in fish. In  (Ed) Sexual Segregation in Vertebrates: Ecology of the Two Sexes, 115-126.  Abstract. DOI.
Couzin ID, James R, Croft DP, Krause J (2006). Social organization and information transfer in schooling fish. In Brown C, Laland KN, Krause J (Eds.) Fish Cognition and Behaviour, Cambridge: Blackwell Publishing.
Krause J, James R, Croft DP (2006). Soziale Netzwerke bei Tieren. In Naguib M (Ed) Methoden der Verhaltensbiologie Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag.
Croft DP, James R, Krause J (2005). Predator avoidance as a factor for size assortative shoaling and its implications for sex segregation in fish. In Ruckstuhl K, Neuhaus P (Eds.) Sexual segregation in vertebrates: ecology of the two sexes, Cambridge University Press.

Publications by year



In Press

Silk M, Weber NL, Steward LC, Hodgson D, Boots M, Croft DP, Delahay RJ, McDonald R (In Press). Contact networks structured by sex underpin sex-specific epidemiology of infection. Ecology Letters Full text.

2017

Macario A, Croft DP, Endler JA, Darden SK (2017). Early social experience shapes female mate choice in guppies. Behavioral Ecology, 28(3), 833-843. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Lacy RC, Williams R, Ashe E, Balcomb Iii KC, Brent LJN, Clark CW, Croft DP, Giles DA, MacDuffee M, Paquet PC, et al (2017). Evaluating anthropogenic threats to endangered killer whales to inform effective recovery plans. Sci Rep, 7(1). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Heathcote RJP, Darden SK, Franks DW, Ramnarine IW, Croft DP (2017). Fear of predation drives stable and differentiated social relationships in guppies. Scientific Reports, 7 Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Ellis S, Franks DW, Nattrass S, Cant MA, Weiss MN, Giles D, Balcomb KC, Croft DP (2017). Mortality risk and social network position in resident killer whales: sex differences and the importance of resource abundance. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1865), 20171313-20171313. Full text. DOI.
Bolt SL, Boyland NK, Mlynski DT, James R, Croft DP (2017). Pair housing of dairy calves and age at pairing: Effects on weaning stress, health, production and social networks. PLoS ONE, 12(1). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Croft DP, Johnstone RA, Ellis S, Nattrass S, Franks DW, Brent LJN, Mazzi S, Balcomb KC, Ford JKB, Cant MA, et al (2017). Reproductive Conflict and the Evolution of Menopause in Killer Whales. Current Biology, 27(2), 298-304. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Silk MJ, Weber N, Steward LC, Delahay RJ, Croft DP, Hodgson DJ, Boots M, Mcdonald RA (2017). Seasonal variation in daily patterns of social contacts in the European badger Meles meles. Ecology and Evolution Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Rose PE, Croft DP (2017). Social bonds in a flock bird: Species differences and seasonality in social structure in captive flamingo flocks over a 12-month period. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 193, 87-97. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Stevens CH, Croft DP, Paull GC, Tyler CR (2017). Stress and welfare in ornamental fishes: what can be learned from aquaculture?. Journal of Fish Biology, 91(2), 409-428. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Silk MJ, Croft DP, Delahay RJ, Hodgson DJ, Weber N, Boots M, McDonald RA (2017). The application of statistical network models in disease research. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 8(9), 1026-1041. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Edenbrow M, Bleakley BH, Darden SK, Tyler CR, Ramnarine IW, Croft DP (2017). The evolution of cooperation: Interacting phenotypes among social partners. American Naturalist, 189(6), 630-643. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Silk MJ, Croft DP, Delahay RJ, Hodgson DJ, Boots M, Weber N, McDONALD RA (2017). Using social network measures in wildlife disease ecology, epidemiology, and management. BioScience, 67(3), 245-257. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Firth JA, Voelkl B, Crates RA, Aplin LM, Biro D, Croft DP, Sheldon BC (2017). Wild birds respond to flockmate loss by increasing their social network associations to others. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1854). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2016

Croft DP, Darden SK, Wey TW (2016). Current directions in animal social networks. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 12, 52-58. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Killen SS, Croft DP, Salin K, Darden SK (2016). Male sexually coercive behaviour drives increased swimming efficiency in female guppies. Functional Ecology, 30(4), 576-583. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Franks DW, Nattrass S, Brent LJN, Whitehead H, Foote AD, Mazzi S, Ford JKB, Balcomb KC, Cant MA, Croft DP, et al (2016). The significance of postreproductive lifespans in killer whales: a comment on Robeck et al. Journal of Mammalogy, 97(3), 906-909. Abstract. DOI.
Boyland NK, Mlynski DT, James R, Brent LJN, Croft DP (2016). The social network structure of a dynamic group of dairy cows: from individual to group level patterns. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 174, 1-10. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Vázquez Diosdado JA, Barker ZE, Hodges HR, Amory JR, Croft DP, Bell NJ, Codling EA (2015). Classification of behaviour in housed dairy cows using an accelerometer-based activity monitoring system. Animal Biotelemetry, 3(1). Full text. DOI.
Brent LJN, Franks DW, Foster EA, Balcomb KC, Cant MA, Croft DP (2015). Ecological knowledge, leadership, and the evolution of menopause in killer whales. Current Biology, 25(6), 746-750. DOI.
Rose PE, Croft DP (2015). Evidence of directed interactions between individuals in captive flamingo flocks. Wildfowl, 65, 121-132. Abstract.  Full text.
Silk MJ, Jackson AL, Croft DP, Colhoun K, Bearhop S (2015). The consequences of unidentifiable individuals for the analysis of an animal social network. Animal Behaviour, 104, 1-11. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Brent LJN, Franks DW, Cant MA (2015). The evolution of prolonged life after reproduction. TRENDS IN ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, 30(7), 407-416. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Rose PE, Croft DP (2015). The potential of Social Network Analysis as a tool for the management of zoo animals. ANIMAL WELFARE, 24(2), 123-138. Author URL. DOI.
Tranmer M, Marcum CS, Morton FB, Croft DP, de Kort SR (2015). Using the relational event model (REM) to investigate the temporal dynamics of animal social networks. Animal Behaviour, 101, 99-105. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2014

Rose PE, Croft DP, Lee R (2014). A review of captive flamingo (Phoenicopteridae) welfare: a synthesis of current knowledge and future directions. International Zoo Yearbook, 48(1), 139-155. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Krause J, James R, Franks D, Croft D (2014). Animal Social Networks., Oxford University Press. Abstract.
Croft DP, Edenbrow M, Darden SK (2014). Assortment in social networks and the evolution of cooperation. In Krause J, James R, Franks D, Croft DP (Eds.) Animal Social Networks, Oxford University Press.
Wilson ADM, Krause S, James R, Croft DP, Ramnarine IW, Borner KK, Clement RJG, Krause J (2014). Dynamic social networks in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY, 68(6), 915-925. Author URL. DOI.
Jacoby DMP, Fear LN, Sims DW, Croft DP (2014). Shark personalities? Repeatability of social network traits in a widely distributed predatory fish. BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY, 68(12), 1995-2003. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wilson ADM, Croft DP, Krause J (2014). Social networks in elasmobranchs and teleost fishes. Fish and Fisheries, 15(4), 676-689. Abstract. DOI.
Kurvers RHJM, Krause J, Croft DP, Wilson ADM, Wolf M (2014). The evolutionary and ecological consequences of animal social networks: Emerging issues. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 29(6), 326-335. Abstract. DOI.
Silk MJ, Croft DP, Tregenza T, Bearhop S (2014). The importance of fission-fusion social group dynamics in birds. IBIS, 156(4), 701-715. Author URL. DOI.

2013

Edenbrow M, Croft DP (2013). Environmental and genetic effects shape the development of personality traits in the mangrove killifish Kryptolebias marmoratus. Oikos, 122(5), 667-681. Abstract. DOI.
Boyland NK, James R, Mlynski DT, Madden JR, Croft DP (2013). Spatial proximity loggers for recording animal social networks: Consequences of inter-logger variation in performance. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67(11), 1877-1890. Abstract. DOI.

2012

Foster EA, Franks DW, Mazzi S, Darden SK, Balcomb KC, Ford JKB, Croft DP (2012). Adaptive prolonged postreproductive life span in killer whales. Science, 337(6100). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Keedwell E, Morley M, Croft D (2012). Continuous Trait-Based Particle Swarm Optimisation (CTB-PSO). Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7461 LNCS, 342-343. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Jacoby DMP, Brooks EJ, Croft DP, Sims DW (2012). Developing a deeper understanding of animal movements and spatial dynamics through novel application of network analyses. METHODS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 3(3), 574-583. Author URL. DOI.
Bode NWF, Franks DW, Jamie Wood A, Piercy JJB, Croft DP, Codling EA (2012). Distinguishing social from nonsocial navigation in moving animal groups. American Naturalist, 179(5), 621-632. Abstract. DOI.
Edenbrow M, Croft DP (2012). Environmental and genetic effects shape the development of personality traits in the mangrove killifish Kryptolebias marmoratus. Oikos
Edenbrow M, Croft DP (2012). Kin and familiarity influence association preferences and aggression in the mangrove killifish Kryptolebias marmoratus. J Fish Biol, 80(3), 503-518. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Edenbrow M, Croft DP (2012). Sequential hermaphroditism and personality in a clonal vertebrate: the mangrove killifish. Behav Processes, 90(2), 229-237. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Jacoby DMP, Croft DP, Sims DW (2012). Social behaviour in sharks and rays: Analysis, patterns and implications for conservation. Fish and Fisheries, 13(4), 399-417.
Foster EA, Franks DW, Morrell LJ, Balcomb KC, Parsons KM, van Ginneken A, Croft DP (2012). Social network correlates of food availability in an endangered population of killer whales, Orcinus orca. ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 83(3), 731-736. Author URL. DOI.
Jacoby DMP, Sims DW, Croft DP (2012). The effect of familiarity on aggregation and social behaviour in juvenile small spotted catsharks Scyliorhinus canicula. J Fish Biol, 81(5), 1596-1610. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Griffiths AM, Jacoby DMP, Casane D, McHugh M, Croft DP, Genner MJ, Sims DW (2012). The first analysis of multiple paternity in an oviparous shark species, the small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula L.). Journal of Heredity, 2(103), 166-73.
Croft DP, Hamilton PB, Darden SK, Jacoby DMP, James R, Bettaney EM, Tyler CR (2012). The role of relatedness in structuring the social network of a wild guppy population. Oecologia, 170(4), 955-963. Abstract. DOI.

2011

Guttridge TL, Gruber SH, DiBattista JD, Feldheim KA, Krause S, Croft DP, Krause J (2011). Assortative interactions and leadership in free-ranging population of juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 423, 235-245.
Edenbrow M, Croft DP (2011). Behavioural types and life history strategies during ontogeny in the mangrove killifish, Kryptolebias marmoratus. Animal Behaviour, 82, 731-741. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Edenbrow M, Darden SK, Ramnarine I, van Oosterhout C, Cable J (2011). Effect of gyrodactylid ectoparasites on host behaviour and social network structure in guppies Poecilia reticulata. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 65, 2219-2227. Abstract. DOI.
Mourabit S, Edenbrow M, Croft DP, Kudoh1 T (2011). Embryonic Development of the Self-fertilizing Mangrove Killifish Kryptolebias marmoratus. Developmental Dynamics(240), 1694-1704.
Edenbrow M, Darden SK, Ramnarine IW, Evans JP, James R, Croft DP (2011). Environmental effects on social interaction networks and male reproductive behaviour in guppies, Poecilia reticulata. Animal Behaviour, 81(3), 551-558. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Madden J, Franks D, James R (2011). Hypothesis testing in animal social networks. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 26, 502-507.
Krause J, Wilson AMD, Croft DP (2011). New technology facilitates the study of social networks. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 26, 5-6.
Krause J, James R, Croft DP (2011). Personality in the context of social networks. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 4099-4106. Abstract.
Kelley JL, Morrell LJ, Inskip C, Krause J, Croft DP (2011). Predation risk shapes social networks in fission-fusion populations. PLoS-One, 6(8) Full text. DOI.
Ioannou CC, Couzin ID, James R, Croft DP, Krause J (2011). Social Organisation and Information Transfer in Schooling Fish. In  (Ed) Fish Cognition and Behavior, 217-239. DOI.
Brask JB, Croft DP, Thompson K, Dabelsteen T, Darden S (2011). Social preferences based on sexual attractiveness: a female strategy to reduce male sexual attention. Proc Biol Sci, 279, 1748-1753. Abstract. DOI.

2010

Piyapong C, Krause J, Chapman BB, Ramnarine IW, Louca V, Croft DP (2010). Sex matters: a social context to boldness in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Behavioral Ecology, 21(1), 3-8. Abstract. DOI.
Jones KA, Croft DP, Ramnarine IW, Godin JGJ (2010). Size-assortative shoaling in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata): the role of active choice. Ethology, 116(2), 147-154. Abstract. DOI.

2009

Croft DP, Krause J, Darden SK, Ramnarine IW, Faria JJ, James R (2009). Behavioural trait assortment in a social network: Patterns and implications. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 63(10), 1495-1503. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Shorrocks B, Croft DP (2009). Necks and networks: a preliminary study of population structure in the reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata de Winston). African Journal of Ecology, 47(3), 374-381. Abstract. DOI.
James R, Croft DP, Krause J (2009). Potential banana skins in animal social network analysis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 63(7), 989-997. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Darden SK, Ruxton GD (2009). Predation risk as a driving force for phenotypic assortment: a cross-population comparison. Proc Biol Sci, 276(1663), 1899-1904. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Dyer JRG, Croft DP, Morrell LJ, Krause J (2009). Shoal composition determines foraging success in the guppy. Behavioral Ecology, 20(1), 165-171. Abstract. DOI.
Darden SK, James R, Ramnarine IW, Croft DP (2009). Social implications of the battle of the sexes: sexual harassment disrupts female sociality and social recognition. Proc Biol Sci, 276(1667), 2651-2656. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Guttridge TL, Gruber SH, Gledhill KS, Croft DP, Sims DW, Krause J (2009). Social preferences of juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Animal Behaviour, 78(2), 543-548. Abstract. DOI.

2008

Morrell LJ, Croft DP, Dyer JRG, Chapman BB, Kelley JL, Laland KN, Krause J (2008). Association patterns and foraging behaviour in natural and artificial guppy shoals. Animal Behaviour, 76(3), 855-864. Abstract. DOI.
Dyer JRG, Ioannou CC, Morrell LJ, Croft DP, Couzin ID, Waters DA, Krause J (2008). Consensus decision making in human crowds. Animal Behaviour, 75(2), 461-470. Abstract. DOI.
Thomas POR, Croft DP, Morrell LJ, Davis A, Faria JJ, Dyer JRG, Piyapong C, Ramnarine I, Ruxton GD, Krause J, et al (2008). Does defection during predator inspection affect social structure in wild shoals of guppies?. Animal Behaviour, 75(1), 43-53. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, James R, Krause J (2008). Exploring Animal Social Networks. Princetown, NJ, Princetown University Press.
Krause J, Ward AJW, James R, Croft DP (2008). Group living and social networks. In C.Magnhagen, V.Braithwaite, E.Forsgren, Kapoor & BG (eds). In Magnhagen C, Braithwaite V, Forsgren E, Kapoor BG (Eds.) Fish behaviour.
Croft D (2008). How far will females go to avoid sexual harassment?. Planet Earth(AUTUMN). Abstract.
Darden SK, Croft DP (2008). Male harassment drives females to alter habitat use and leads to segregation of the sexes. Biol Lett, 4(5), 449-451. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Botham MS, Hayward RK, Morrell LJ, Croft DP, Ward JR, Ramnarine I, Krause J (2008). Risk-sensitive antipredator behavior in the Trinidadian guppy, Poecilia reticulata. Ecology, 89(11), 3174-3185. Abstract. DOI.

2007

Piyapong C, Morrell LJ, Croft DP, Dyer JRG, Ioannou CC, Krause J (2007). A cost of leadership in human groups. Ethology, 113(9), 821-824. Abstract. DOI.
Morrell LJ, Hunt KL, Croft DP, Krause J (2007). Diet, familiarity and shoaling decisions in guppies. Animal Behaviour, 74(2), 311-319. Abstract. DOI.
Krause J, Croft DP, James R (2007). Social network theory in the behavioural sciences: Potential applications. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 62(1), 15-27. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Griffiths SW, Magurran AE, Krause J (2007). The Influence of Reproductive Behaviour on the Social Organisation of Shoaling Fish. In Rocha MJ, Arukwe A, Kapoor BG (Eds.) Fish Reproduction.

2006

Croft DP, Morrell LJ, Wade AS, Piyapong C, Ioannou CC, Dyer JRG, Chapman BB, Wong Y, Krause J (2006). Predation risk as a driving force for sexual segregation: a cross-population comparison. Am Nat, 167(6), 867-878. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Croft DP, Krause J, James R (2006). Predator avoidance and reproductive strategies: Predation risk as a driving factor for size assortative shoaling and its implications for sexual segregation in fish. In  (Ed) Sexual Segregation in Vertebrates: Ecology of the Two Sexes, 115-126.  Abstract. DOI.
Couzin ID, James R, Croft DP, Krause J (2006). Social organization and information transfer in schooling fish. In Brown C, Laland KN, Krause J (Eds.) Fish Cognition and Behaviour, Cambridge: Blackwell Publishing.
Wright D, Ward AJW, Croft DP, Krause J (2006). Social organization, grouping, and domestication in fish. Zebrafish, 3(2), 141-155. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, James R, Thomas POR, Hathaway C, Mawdsley D, Laland KN, Krause J (2006). Social structure and co-operative interactions in a wild population of guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 59(5), 644-650. Abstract. DOI.
Krause J, James R, Croft DP (2006). Soziale Netzwerke bei Tieren. In Naguib M (Ed) Methoden der Verhaltensbiologie Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag.

2005

Croft DP, James R, Ward AJW, Botham MS, Mawdsley D, Krause J (2005). Assortative interactions and social networks in fish. Oecologia, 143(2), 211-219. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Croft DP, James R, Krause J (2005). Predator avoidance as a factor for size assortative shoaling and its implications for sex segregation in fish. In Ruckstuhl K, Neuhaus P (Eds.) Sexual segregation in vertebrates: ecology of the two sexes, Cambridge University Press.

2004

Croft DP, Arrowsmith BJ, Webster M, Krause J (2004). Intra-sexual preferences for familiar fish in male guppies. Journal of Fish Biology, 64(1), 279-283. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Botham MS, Krause J (2004). Is sexual segregation in the guppy, Poecilia reticulata, consistent with the predation risk hypothesis?. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 71(2), 127-133. Abstract.
Croft DP, Krause J, James R (2004). Social networks in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata). Proc Biol Sci, 271 Suppl 6, S516-S519. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2003

Croft DP, Arrowsmith BJ, Bielby J, Skinner K, White E, Couzin ID, Magurran AE, Ramnarine I, Krause J (2003). Mechanisms underlying shoal composition in the Trinidadian guppy, Poecilia reticulata. Oikos, 100(3), 429-438. Abstract. DOI.
Croft DP, Albanese B, Arrowsmith BJ, Botham M, Webster M, Krause J (2003). Sex-biased movement in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata). Oecologia, 137(1), 62-68. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Croft DP, Krause J, Couzin ID, Pitcher TJ (2003). When fish shoals meet: Outcomes for evolution and fisheries. Fish and Fisheries, 4(2), 138-146. Abstract. DOI.

2001

Hoare DJ, Ward AJW, Couzin ID, Croft DP, Krause J (2001). A grid-net technique for the analysis of fish positions within free-ranging shoals. Journal of Fish Biology, 59(6), 1667-1672. Abstract. DOI.

2000

Krause J, Hoare DJ, Croft D, Lawrence J, Ward A, Ruxton GD, Godin JG, James R (2000). Fish shoal composition: mechanisms and constraints. Proc Biol Sci, 267(1456), 2011-2017. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.