Prey experience of predation influences mortality rates at settlement in a coral reef fish, Pomacentrus amboinensis

McCormick, M.I., and Holmes, T.H. (2006) Prey experience of predation influences mortality rates at settlement in a coral reef fish, Pomacentrus amboinensis. Journal of Fish Biology, 68 (3). pp. 969-974.

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Abstract

Previous exposure to predators influenced the survival immediately after settlement in a coral reef damselfish, Pomacentrus amboinensis. Rapid learning of antipredator behaviour may in part have driven the rapid increase in survival in the days following this critical transition.

Item ID: 3656
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1095-8649
Keywords: antipredator behaviour; coral reef fish; naivety; selective predation; settlement
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2009 04:11
SEO Codes: 83 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8399 Other Animal Production and Animal Primary Products > 839999 Animal Production and Animal Primary Products not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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