Dr Safi Darden
Lecturer

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Key publications



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.
Darden S, Watts L (2011). Male sexual harassment alters female social behaviour towards other females. Biology Letters Abstract. 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.
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.
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.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Croft DP, Darden S, Wey T (In Press). Current Directions in Animal Social Networks. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences Full text.
Alessandro M, Croft DP, Endler J, Darden S (In Press). Early social experience shapes female mate choice in guppies. Behavioral Ecology Full text.
Heathcote RJP, Darden SK, Franks DW, Ramnarine IW, Croft DP (In Press). Fear of predation drives stable and differentiated social relationships in guppies. Scientific Reports Full text.
Killen SS, Croft DP, Karine S, Darden SK (In Press). Male sexually coercive behaviour drives increased swimming efficiency in female guppies. Functional Ecology Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Edenbrow M, Bleakley BH, Darden SK, Tyler CR, Ramnarine IW, Croft DP (In Press). The evolution of cooperation: Interacting phenotypes among social partners. The American Naturalist Full text.
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.
Lebsock AA, Burdett CL, Darden SK, Dabelsteen T, Antolin MF, Crooks KR (2012). Space use and territoriality in swift foxes (Vulpes velox) in northeastern Colorado. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 90(3), 337-344. Abstract. DOI.
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.
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.
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.
Hebert L, Darden SK, Pedersen BV, Dabelsteen T (2011). Increased DNA amplification success of non-invasive genetic samples by successful removal of inhibitors from faecal samples collected in the field. Conservation Genetics Resources, 3(1), 41-43. Abstract. DOI.
Darden S, Watts L (2011). Male sexual harassment alters female social behaviour towards other females. Biology Letters Abstract. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Darden SK, Dabelsteen T (2008). Acoustic territorial signalling in a small, socially monogamous canid. Animal Behaviour, 75(3), 905-912. Abstract. DOI.
Darden SK, Steffensen LK, Dabelsteen T (2008). Information transfer among widely spaced individuals: latrines as a basis for communication networks in the swift fox?. Animal Behaviour, 75(2), 425-432. Abstract. DOI.
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.
Darden SK, Pedersen SB, Larsen ON, Dabelsteen T (2008). Sound transmission at ground level in a short-grass prairie habitat and its implications for long-range communication in the swift fox Vulpes velox. J Acoust Soc Am, 124(2), 758-766. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Poesel A, Dabelsteen T, Darden SK, Delhey K, Peters A (2007). Territorial responses of male blue tits, Cyanistes caeruleus, to UV-manipulated neighbours. Journal of Ornithology, 148(2), 179-187. Abstract. DOI.
Bremner-Harrison S, Harrison SWR, Cypher BL, Murdoch JD, Maldonado J, Darden SK (2006). Development of a single-sampling noninvasive hair snare. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 34(2), 456-461. Abstract. DOI.
Darden SK, Dabelsteen T (2006). Ontogeny of swift fox Vulpes velox vocalizations: Production, usage and response. Behaviour, 143(6), 659-681. Abstract. DOI.
Darden SK, Dabelsteen T, Pedersen SB (2003). A potential tool for swift fox (Vulpes velox) conservation: Individuality of long-range barking sequences. Journal of Mammalogy, 84(4), 1417-1427. Abstract. DOI.
Darden SK, Pedersen SB, Dabelsteen T (2003). Methods of frequency analysis of a complex mammalian vocalisation. Bioacoustics, 13(3), 247-263. Abstract. 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.

Publications by year



In Press

Croft DP, Darden S, Wey T (In Press). Current Directions in Animal Social Networks. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences Full text.
Alessandro M, Croft DP, Endler J, Darden S (In Press). Early social experience shapes female mate choice in guppies. Behavioral Ecology Full text.
Heathcote RJP, Darden SK, Franks DW, Ramnarine IW, Croft DP (In Press). Fear of predation drives stable and differentiated social relationships in guppies. Scientific Reports Full text.
Killen SS, Croft DP, Karine S, Darden SK (In Press). Male sexually coercive behaviour drives increased swimming efficiency in female guppies. Functional Ecology Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Edenbrow M, Bleakley BH, Darden SK, Tyler CR, Ramnarine IW, Croft DP (In Press). The evolution of cooperation: Interacting phenotypes among social partners. The American Naturalist Full text.

2014

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.

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.
Lebsock AA, Burdett CL, Darden SK, Dabelsteen T, Antolin MF, Crooks KR (2012). Space use and territoriality in swift foxes (Vulpes velox) in northeastern Colorado. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 90(3), 337-344. Abstract. DOI.
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

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.
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.
Hebert L, Darden SK, Pedersen BV, Dabelsteen T (2011). Increased DNA amplification success of non-invasive genetic samples by successful removal of inhibitors from faecal samples collected in the field. Conservation Genetics Resources, 3(1), 41-43. Abstract. DOI.
Darden S, Watts L (2011). Male sexual harassment alters female social behaviour towards other females. Biology Letters Abstract. 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.

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.
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.
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.

2008

Darden SK, Dabelsteen T (2008). Acoustic territorial signalling in a small, socially monogamous canid. Animal Behaviour, 75(3), 905-912. Abstract. DOI.
Darden SK, Steffensen LK, Dabelsteen T (2008). Information transfer among widely spaced individuals: latrines as a basis for communication networks in the swift fox?. Animal Behaviour, 75(2), 425-432. Abstract. DOI.
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.
Darden SK, Pedersen SB, Larsen ON, Dabelsteen T (2008). Sound transmission at ground level in a short-grass prairie habitat and its implications for long-range communication in the swift fox Vulpes velox. J Acoust Soc Am, 124(2), 758-766. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2007

Poesel A, Dabelsteen T, Darden SK, Delhey K, Peters A (2007). Territorial responses of male blue tits, Cyanistes caeruleus, to UV-manipulated neighbours. Journal of Ornithology, 148(2), 179-187. Abstract. DOI.

2006

Bremner-Harrison S, Harrison SWR, Cypher BL, Murdoch JD, Maldonado J, Darden SK (2006). Development of a single-sampling noninvasive hair snare. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 34(2), 456-461. Abstract. DOI.
Darden SK, Dabelsteen T (2006). Ontogeny of swift fox Vulpes velox vocalizations: Production, usage and response. Behaviour, 143(6), 659-681. Abstract. DOI.

2003

Darden SK, Dabelsteen T, Pedersen SB (2003). A potential tool for swift fox (Vulpes velox) conservation: Individuality of long-range barking sequences. Journal of Mammalogy, 84(4), 1417-1427. Abstract. DOI.
Darden SK, Pedersen SB, Dabelsteen T (2003). Methods of frequency analysis of a complex mammalian vocalisation. Bioacoustics, 13(3), 247-263. Abstract. DOI.