Aggregation, migration and population mechanics

  title={Aggregation, migration and population mechanics},
  author={Laurence R. Taylor and R. A. J. Taylor},
A concept is developed for the regulation of populations by density-dependent movement, rather than by overt competition alone. Fitness is seen as maximising the reproductive advantage of a balance between migratory and congregatory behaviours. Population density is shown to be spatially, as well as temporally dynamic and a mechanism is proposed that accounts for observed spatial behaviour. 
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