Foraging behaviour and activity of a marine benthivorous fish estimated using tri-axial accelerometer biologgers

  title={Foraging behaviour and activity of a marine benthivorous fish estimated using tri-axial accelerometer biologgers},
  author={Jacob W. Brownscombe and Lee F. G. Gutowsky and Andy J. Danylchuk and Steven J. Cooke},
  journal={Marine Ecology Progress Series},
Fine-scale behaviour such as foraging is difficult to quantify in free-swimming wild fish yet has important basic and applied implications. [] Key Method In the wetland study, 5 bonefish were tagged externally with accelero - meter loggers and monitored for a 5 d period during which visual behavioural observations were conducted for 4 h. Classification tree models were used to identify accelerometric criteria for bonefish behaviours, and a classification algorithm was applied to estimate behavioural frequen…

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