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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (4): jeb211276.
Published: 19 February 2020
..., with accelerometers placed on the lobsters to directly detect their carapace vibrations (i.e. the sources of the buzzing sounds). While we found that both dominant and submissive individuals produced carapace vibrations during every agonistic encounter, very few of the associated buzzing sounds (15...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (23): jeb211136.
Published: 05 December 2019
...-logger that records high-resolution (e.g. 50 Hz) tri-axial accelerometry and magnetometry, temperature and GPS. Accelerometer Activity Applied ecology Arduino Behavior Bio-logging Physiological monitoring Tracking Animals continuously integrate their internal states and external...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (3): jeb191874.
Published: 04 February 2019
... behavior Bio-logging DTAG Accelerometer Prey capture dive Orcinus orca We used kinematic data derived from triaxial accelerometers and magnetometers from suction cup-attached multisensor tags to detect prey capture events by fish-eating killer whales with high true positive and low false...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (23): jeb184085.
Published: 29 November 2018
...Jack Tatler; Phillip Cassey; Thomas A. A. Prowse ABSTRACT Accelerometers are a valuable tool for studying animal behaviour and physiology where direct observation is unfeasible. However, giving biological meaning to multivariate acceleration data is challenging. Here, we describe a method that...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (6): jeb172346.
Published: 19 March 2018
...Nozomi Nishiumi; Ayane Matsuo; Ryo Kawabe; Nicholas Payne; Charlie Huveneers; Yuuki Y. Watanabe; Yuuki Kawabata ABSTRACT Although animal-borne accelerometers are effective tools for quantifying the kinematics of animal behaviors, quantifying the burst movements of small and agile aquatic animals...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (21): 3447–3454.
Published: 01 November 2016
... cycles, heatwaves; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2014 ; Meehl and Tebaldi, 2004 ) and the potential flow-on effects for community structure and function. Accelerometer Aerobic limits Bimodal gas exchange Hydrophis ( Lapemis ) curtus Hydrophis elegans Incidental trawl...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (16): 2534–2544.
Published: 15 August 2016
... energetic cost that may directly affect fitness. Successful fishway passage is a function of the ability of fish to select appropriate paths and swimming strategies that do not exceed their swimming capacity. Triaxial accelerometers were used to estimate the energetic expenditure of adult lake sturgeon...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (14): 2103–2109.
Published: 15 July 2016
...Lucía Martina Martín López; Natacha Aguilar de Soto; Patrick Miller; Mark Johnson ABSTRACT Studies of locomotion kinematics require high-resolution information about body movements and the specific acceleration (SA) that these generate. On-animal accelerometers measure both orientation and SA but...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (3): 311–318.
Published: 01 February 2016
... affected by wind speed and direction. To investigate the effect of wind conditions on take-off and cruising flight behavior, we equipped 14 European shags Phalacrocorax aristotelis with a back-mounted GPS logger to measure position and hence ground speed, and a neck-mounted accelerometer to record wing...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (17): 2793–2798.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Predator avoidance Accelerometer Pinnipeds (seals, sea lions and walruses) are morphologically, physiologically and behaviorally well adapted to a marine lifestyle, but still leave the water (‘haul out’) and spend considerable time on land or ice for giving birth, lactation and molting ( Bonner...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (9): 1325–1338.
Published: 01 May 2015
... gait. To quantify body rotations and specific acceleration generated during strokes we adapted a kinematic method combining data from two sensors in the tag. Body rotations estimated with high-rate magnetometer data were subtracted from accelerometer data to estimate the resulting surge and heave...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (18): 3204–3208.
Published: 15 September 2014
... and fish) using a data logger that incorporated a three-axis gyroscope and a three-axis accelerometer. Feeding behaviours and other burst behaviours, including escape responses, intraspecific interactions and routine movements, were recorded from six E. ongus individuals using data loggers sampling at...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (9): 1485–1495.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Biologists Ltd 2014 Accelerometer Disturbance Drag Energetics Field metabolic rate Flipper stroking Foraging Locomotion Translocation For aquatic animals, the cost of transport (COT; the energetic cost of covering a unit distance) is a substantial component of foraging efficiency...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (16): 3175–3182.
Published: 15 August 2013
... © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 black-browed albatross Thalassarche melanophrys flight flapping gliding heart rate energy expenditure accelerometer Flapping activity is considered to be one of the major contributors to energy expenditure during flight. Hence...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (16): 2690–2696.
Published: 15 August 2011
... the hypothesis that gliding reduces the energetic costs of movement in an arboreal habitat. cost of transport energetics accelerometer Dermoptera locomotor ecology flying lemur This hypothesis has received the greatest attention, but measuring the potential costs of gliding locomotion...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (3): 412–421.
Published: 01 February 2011
... examined using behavioural patterns (flight, diving and stay at the sea surface, monitored by accelerometers) overlaid on the GPS track during foraging trips. The last prediction was examined by comparing recorded flight air speed with the theoretical power curve, calculated for this species using existing...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (23): 4074–4083.
Published: 01 December 2010
... strategies. Although behavioural strategies in marine mammals and seabirds have been investigated in detail, little is known about the deepest-diving reptile – the leatherback turtle ( Dermochelys coriacea ). Here, we deployed tri-axial accelerometers on female leatherbacks nesting on St Croix, US Virgin...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (11): 1907–1920.
Published: 01 June 2010
... mechanism, we measured the animal's centre of mass (COM) dynamics using a novel accelerometer backpack, attached very near the COM. Vertical acceleration of the COM on the elastic surface had a smaller peak-to-peak amplitude (11.50±0.33 m s −2 , rigid versus 7.7±0.14 m s −2 , elastic; P =0.04). The observed...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (13): 2503–2514.
Published: 01 July 2005
... position using a modified version of a commercial inertial orientation sensor that combines accelerometers, gyroscopes and magnetometers, thus giving a full set of movement parameters (displacement,velocity and acceleration in three dimensions). The 35 g sensor was attached over the spine of a horse...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (21): 3639–3648.
Published: 01 October 2004
... predicting peak GRFz from duty factor (the proportion of the stride for which the limb is in contact with the ground). Foot-mounted uniaxial accelerometers, combined with UHF FM telemetry, are shown to be practical and accurate for the field measurement of stride timing variables,including duty factor...