Group foraging versus solitary foraging efficiency in piscivorous predators: the perch, Perca fluviatilis, and pike, Esox lucius, patterns

@article{Eklv1992GroupFV,
  title={Group foraging versus solitary foraging efficiency in piscivorous predators: the perch, Perca fluviatilis, and pike, Esox lucius, patterns},
  author={Peter Ekl{\"o}v},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1992},
  volume={44},
  pages={313-326}
}
  • P. Eklöv
  • Published 1992
  • Biology
  • Animal Behaviour
Abstract A predator's foraging strategy is generally described as either a sit-and-wait or an actively searching strategy. Two different behaviour patterns, often associated with these strategies, are territorial behaviour for a sit-and-wait predator, and group foraging behaviour for an actively searching predator. In a pond experiment, the effect of predator density on the efficiency of a sit-and-wait predator, pike, and an actively searching predator, perch, was tested. The foraging… Expand
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