Selective prey avoidance learning in the predatory sea slug Pleurobranchaea californica

  title={Selective prey avoidance learning in the predatory sea slug Pleurobranchaea californica},
  author={Vanessa Noboa and R. Gillette},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
  pages={3231 - 3236}
SUMMARY Predator–prey interactions involving aposematic signaling, where predators learn the warning cues of well-defended prey, are clear examples of cost–benefit decisions in foraging animals. However, knowledge of the selectivity of predator learning and the natural conditions where it occurs is lacking for those foragers simpler in brain and body plan. We pursued the question in the sea slug Pleurobranchaea californica, a generalist forager of marked simplicity of body form, nervous system… Expand
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