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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (12): jeb242512.
Published: 16 June 2021
..., allowing them to locate and capture prey at depth. To investigate the ontogeny of their dive capacity and foraging performance, we implanted juvenile king penguins before their first departure to sea and also adult breeders with a data-logger recording pressure and temperature. We found that juvenile king...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb236141.
Published: 22 December 2020
.... Environmentally cued hatching Lateral line system Behavioral plasticity Biotremology Ontogeny Vestibular system Animals ubiquitously use vibration to inform their behavior ( Cocroft et al., 2014 ; Hill et al., 2019 ; Hill, 2009 ). Most research in this area focuses on vibrational communication...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (20): jeb227884.
Published: 16 October 2020
... plasticity in response to thermal variation across ontogeny is crucial to understanding how organisms cope with the thermal variation in their environment and to estimating the capacity of plasticity to mitigate costs of rapid environmental change. We wanted to know whether life stages differ in their...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (19): jeb226266.
Published: 07 October 2020
.... Arboreal Climbing Invertebrate Jumping Ontogeny Tactic behavior Flightless nymphal and adult arthropods compose the majority of arboreal invertebrate fauna ( Basset, 2001 ; Basset et al., 2012 ); these taxa locomote on vegetational structures (e.g. tree trunks, branches, lianas and leaves...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (2): jeb219337.
Published: 28 January 2020
... ( Ciconia ciconia ) using on-board bio-loggers reveals individual and environmental factors relating to daily mean heart rate. Energy management model Daily energy expenditure Heart rate Ciconia ciconia Ontogeny Energy is a limited resource due to its finite availability in the...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (24): jeb209916.
Published: 20 December 2019
... visual ontogeny found in N. brevirostris is very different from the progressive changes found in other reef fishes, calling for a thorough analysis of visual system development of the reef fish community. * Author for correspondence ( fabio.cortesi@uqconnect.edu.au ) Competing interests The...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (22): jeb210294.
Published: 21 November 2019
... mechanisms, remains an open question. Summary: Dragonflies show a moderate rise in hemolymph bicarbonate as they transition from water breathing to air breathing, while the non-bicarbonate buffer capacity of their hemolymph is low relative to that of other insects. Acid–base balance Ontogeny...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (21): jeb206052.
Published: 12 November 2019
... to compare with the published ontogeny of escape success in attacks. Second, during the period of greatest variation in VOR and escape success, we compared hatching responses and VOR across sibships. Finally, in developmental series, we compared the response of individual embryos to a simulated...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (17): jeb182741.
Published: 03 September 2019
... increase in locomotor economy through ontogeny in the ostrich is due to greater potential for elastic energy storage with increasing body size. In fact, the rate of this increase may be somewhat greater than the conservative predictions of previous studies, thus illustrating the biological importance of...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (16): jeb201962.
Published: 16 August 2019
... detection and use of acoustic cues. Fish Larvae Ontogeny Hearing Otoliths Modeling Computed tomography Larval fishes use a suite of sensory cues to perceive and respond to their environment. Sound is but one of these, yet the physics of this sensory modality (long-distance propagation...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (10): jeb190868.
Published: 24 May 2019
... in social insects and considers the relationship between colony size and behavioural flexibility. Ant Group size Task specialisation Ontogeny Plasticity Across biological scales, variability in phenotypic traits has long been considered as noise, but it is now recognised as...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (7): jeb174466.
Published: 29 March 2018
... hypothesis Docosahexaenoic acid Mitochondria Ontogeny Linoleic acid The membrane pacemaker hypothesis proposes that variation in basal (or resting) metabolic rate (BMR) among species is controlled by the physical characteristics of cell membranes ( Hulbert and Else, 1999 , 2005 ; Turner et al...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (4): jeb168625.
Published: 20 February 2018
... flow during the in-pouch stage, whereas locomotor activity becomes the dominant factor during the post-pouch stage. Allometry Blood flow CT scan Femur Locomotion Ontogeny Long bones are supplied by nutrient, periosteal and epiphyseal blood vessels ( Trueta, 1963 ). In the femur...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (19): 3519–3526.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Climate change Climate warming Thermal tolerance Fish Ontogeny Climate change is causing concomitant increases in average temperature and carbon dioxide partial pressure ( P CO 2 ) in aquatic environments, as well as increasing the frequency of transient heatwaves ( Hughes et al., 2003...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (18): 2870–2879.
Published: 15 September 2016
...Carly A. York; Ian K. Bartol; Paul S. Krueger ABSTRACT Squid rely on multiple sensory systems for predator detection. In this study we examine the role of two sensory systems, the lateral line analogue and vision, in successful predator evasion throughout ontogeny. Squid Doryteuthis pealeii and...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (18): 2888–2897.
Published: 15 September 2016
... morphology to performance changes with age. Danio rerio U crit Prolonged swimming Performance landscape Ontogeny Mixed models Locomotor performance impacts an individual's fitness through effects on activities such as feeding, migration, mating and predator evasion ( Jayne and Bennett...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (11): 1649–1658.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Tegu lizards Morphology Muscle biochemistry Behavioural shift Temperature Ontogeny Predation Evolution of anti-predatory behaviour has been traditionally explained under the focus of natural selection because the success of organisms to avoid and/or chase predators probably affects their...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (22): 3658–3670.
Published: 01 November 2015
... that is larger with greater apodeme height and has the stronger closing force. Portunus trituberculatus Durophagy Handedness reversal Autotomy Linked morphogenic and functional regulation Ontogeny Evolution A prominent feature of the chelae of decapod crustaceans is lateral...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (20): 3319–3329.
Published: 01 October 2015
... muscles in walruses enables estimates to be made of their aerobic dive limits and theoretical bottom times relative to age and dive depth. Odobenid Myoglobin Acid buffering Ontogeny Aerobic dive limit Arctic With continued human perturbation to the environment, it is becoming...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (18): 2927–2934.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Viviane Callier; Steven C. Hand; Jacob B. Campbell; Taylor Biddulph; Jon F. Harrison ABSTRACT Holometabolous insects undergo dramatic morphological and physiological changes during ontogeny. In particular, the larvae of many holometabolous insects are specialized to feed in soil, water or dung...