Foraging behaviour of shoaling fishes : information gathering and prey competition

@inproceedings{Webster2007ForagingBO,
  title={Foraging behaviour of shoaling fishes : information gathering and prey competition},
  author={Michael M. Webster},
  year={2007}
}
Group foraging is associated with a number of costs and benefits, and these must be balanced by individuals if they are to gain an adaptive advantage. In this thesis I investigated aspects of the group foraging behaviour of shoaling fishes. Firstly I investigated the use of asocial and social information use; the potential for inexpensively acquiring information about prey resources is one advantage of social foraging. Threespine sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus) assimilated and used… CONTINUE READING

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