The Ethology of Predation

@inproceedings{Curio1976TheEO,
  title={The Ethology of Predation},
  author={Prof. Dr. Eberhard Curio},
  booktitle={Zoophysiology and Ecology},
  year={1976}
}
1 Internal Factors.- A. Hunger: Expression through Overt behavior.- I. Predatory Schedules.- 1. Patterns of Satiation.- 2. Feast and Famine.- II. Hunger and Diel Rhythms.- III. The Ramification of Hunger Effects.- 1. Capture-eliciting Prey Stimuli.- 2. Search behavior.- IV. The Motivation Underlying Feeding Responses.- 1. Hunger Thresholds of Feeding Response Components.- 2. The Complexity of Predatory Motivation.- V. The Diversity of Foraging Tactics.- VI. Feeding Components Affected and not… 
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A handy mechanistic functional response model that realistically incorporates handling and digesting prey and may improve optimal foraging theory, since one of its major problems has been the lack of alternative models.
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