The ontogeny of search behavior in the white crappie, Pomoxis annularis

@article{Browman2004TheOO,
  title={The ontogeny of search behavior in the white crappie, Pomoxis annularis},
  author={Howard I. Browman and W. J. O'brien},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={181-195}
}
SynopsisAnimals that forage for discrete, isolated resources are often characterized as either ‘ambush’ (sit-and-wait) or ‘cruise’ (active) searchers. Juvenile white crappie, Pomoxis annularis, search for zooplankton prey using a saltatory search (SS) strategy. Unlike ambush and cruise search, SS involves scanning for prey only during the brief stationary periods that punctuate repositioning movements. If prey are not found, these fish swim a short distance, stop, and scan again. In this paper… 

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