Vacancy Chains Provide Aggregate Benefits To Coenobita clypeatus Hermit Crabs


Many different animals rely on resources that are discrete, reusable and limited in their use to a single individual ⁄ group at a time; some examples include hermit crabs sheltering in gastropod shells, anemone-dwelling clownfish and cavity-nesting birds. Vacancy chain theory was developed in social science research to describe how vacancies involving… (More)


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