We congratulate the winners of the 2021 Journal of Zoology ‘Paper of the 12 months’ award Watcharapong Hongjamrassilp (UCLA), Wassana Maiphrom (Ubon Ratchathani Wildlife and Nature Training Heart) and Daniel Blumstein (UCLA), with their paper:

Why do shrimps go away the water? Mechanisms and features of parading behaviour in freshwater shrimps

The authors investigated the curious case of a synchronous mass migration of freshwater shrimps on land, so referred to as ‘parading behaviour’, in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, by way of a collection of experiments and observations to find what drives this fascinating phenomenon that has turn out to be an eco-tourism attraction. To search out out extra about this fascinating research, learn the paper at no cost and watch this video summary: