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How fish cope in a world of feast and famine: behavioral and physiological adaptations to ecological heterogeneity

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Title How fish cope in a world of feast and famine: behavioral and physiological adaptations to ecological heterogeneity
Creator Armstrong, Jonny B.
Subject digestive capacity; resource pulse; salmon; stream; subsidy; thermal heterogeneity Fisheries and aquatic sciences Animal behavior Physiology fisheries
Description Predator-prey interactions are patchy in space and time due to a variety of interactions between predator behavior, prey behavior, and landscape heterogeneity. To survive in a patchy world, predators must capitalize on high quality foraging opportunities and store energy to survive periods of resource scarcity. In this dissertation, I explore the behavioral and physiological adaptations that enable predators to survive and thrive in a world of feast and famine. I begin with a broad analysis... Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Washington, 2012
Contributor Schindler, Daniel E
Date 2013-04-17T18:01:36Z 2014-04-18T11:05:58Z 2013-04-17 2012
Type Thesis
Format application/pdf
Identifier Armstrong_washington_0250E_11286.pdf http://hdl.handle.net/1773/22570
Language en_US

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