behavioural ecology


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behavioural ecology

the aspect of the study of ECOLOGY having regard to how NATURAL SELECTION might affect behaviour.
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These animals have been model species for behavioural ecology research over the past 50 years and so represent an ideal organism for developing a clear understanding of image-based polarization vision.
Dr Sean Twiss, lecturer in behavioural ecology at Durham University, said: "Being able to identify seals as individuals is critical to all of our work, and we are finding that these seals show remarkable individuality in the way they behave.
Professor of behavioural ecology at the University of Sheffield, Tim Birkhead has been coming to the spectacular island for 40 years observing the Amos guillemots.
The study has published online in Behavioural Ecology.
Differently coloured insects marked by scientists interested in behavioural ecology attracted a lot of attention from children.
Writing in the journal Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, they said such men produced, on average, more than two-and-ahalf children.
She wrote in the journal Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology: "Finding a social partner, whatever its sex, could be a priority.
Writing in Behavioural Ecology, co-author Professor Kevin Laland said: "Ninespined sticklebacks may be the geniuses of the fish world.
The fish's lack of dietary diversity makes them less adaptable as their sole food source faces stress from pollution and climate change, the scientists said in a study published in the journal Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology.
The subject matter embraces representative aspects of the biology, physiology and behavioural ecology of dolphins and includes a section on conservation.
Parasite behavioural ecology in a field of diverse perspectives.
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