The influence of predation risk on the feeding motivation and foraging strategy of juvenile Atlantic salmon

@article{Metcalfe1987TheIO,
  title={The influence of predation risk on the feeding motivation and foraging strategy of juvenile Atlantic salmon},
  author={Neil B. Metcalfe and Felicity Anne Huntingford and John E. Thorpe},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1987},
  volume={35},
  pages={901-911}
}
Juvenile Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, changed their foraging strategy markedly after a brief exposure to a model trout predator, in ways that reduced their conspicuousness and hence risk of being preyed upon. After seeing the predator, the salmon were less likely to orientate to passing food particles, and having orientated, were less likely to attack them. They also reduced the extent of their movements, by only attacking those food particles that came close to them, and by delaying attacks… CONTINUE READING
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