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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (12): jeb220962.
Published: 26 June 2020
... foraging in fast flows because of a high attack cost and low prey capture success associated with leaving a station-holding refuge to intercept prey. By integrating optimum foraging theory with empirical data from respirometry and video tracking, we developed a mathematical model to predict when drift...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (19): jeb180935.
Published: 09 October 2018
... mouth caused by fishing hooks reduce suction feeding performance in marine surfperch by altering the flow of water into the mouth during suction. Fishing Prey capture Catch-and-release Mortality Conservation CFD Recreational fishing is popular throughout the world and has significant...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (15): jeb179424.
Published: 06 August 2018
...-licence-1-1/ Summary: Behavioral and kinematic differences exist between suction feeding and biting in seals. Suction feeding is common in seals and can occur without specialized skull morphology. Prey capture Foraging Pierce feeding Biting Pinniped Marine mammal Animals employ...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (6): jeb161539.
Published: 26 March 2018
..., environmentally responsive, adhesive biomaterial. Adhesive Biomaterial Hygroscopic Prey capture Self-assembling Evolution in silk use has played a crucial role in the success of the diverse, over 47,000-species-strong arachnid order Araneae to which spiders belong ( Vollrath, 2005 ; Vollrath...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (12): 2250–2259.
Published: 15 June 2017
..., extensible piriform silk to subdue hazardous prey. This derived use of attachment silk comes with strong modifications of the spinning apparatus and reduces the ability to attach structural silk threads. Spider silk Piriform silk Adhesion Prey capture Tensile test Spinneret Araneophagy...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (8): 1411–1422.
Published: 15 April 2017
... other fins, for propulsion and stabilization. Prey capture Jumping Archer fish Rapid maneuvering Particle image velocimetry Jumping by any organism requires substantial energy and precise muscular coordination. Aquatic jumpers in particular must produce thrust in manners compatible...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (17): 2733–2742.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Mantodea Prey capture Stereotypy Feeding mechanics Coefficient of variation Motor patterns Complex functional traits, such as feeding and locomotion, involve the coordinated movements of several components of the musculoskeletal system ( Alexander, 2003 ; Biewener, 2003 ; Svanbäck et al...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (1): 119–128.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Sarah J. Longo; Matthew D. McGee; Christopher E. Oufiero; Thomas B. Waltzek; Peter C. Wainwright ABSTRACT Suction-feeding fishes exhibit diverse prey-capture strategies that vary in their relative use of suction and predator approach (ram), which is often referred to as the ram–suction continuum...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (9): 1314–1324.
Published: 01 May 2015
... they approached the recording array. This is comparable to bats that also expand their field of view during prey capture, but achieve this by decreasing biosonar frequency. This behaviour may serve to decrease the risk that rapid escape movements of prey take them outside the biosonar beam of the...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (24): 4279–4282.
Published: 15 December 2014
... taxa. Here, we report the first detailed quantification of echolocation behaviour during prey capture in the most studied delphinid species, a false killer whale and a bottlenose dolphin. Using acoustic DTAGs, we demonstrate that just prior to prey interception these delphinids change their acoustic...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (14): 2509–2516.
Published: 15 July 2014
.... E.K.B. oversaw all stages of the experiment and revised the manuscript. Competing interests The authors declare no competing financial interests. 18 10 2013 17 4 2014 © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Stemmata Prey capture Predator Range...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (8): 1333–1345.
Published: 15 April 2014
.... Competing interests The authors declare no competing financial interests. 28 8 2013 9 12 2013 © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Cleithrum Hypaxial Muscle strain Prey capture XROMM Suction feeding in fish requires substantial muscle power to...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (19): 3606–3610.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Cecilia Boutry; Todd A. Blackledge SUMMARY Like many biomaterials, spider silk responds to water through softening and swelling. Major ampullate silk, the main structural element of most prey capture webs, also shrinks dramatically if unrestrained or develops high tension if restrained, a...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (3): 407–417.
Published: 01 February 2013
... . Flammang   B. E. , Ferry-Graham   L. A. , Rinewalt   C. , Ardizzone   D. , Davis   C. , Trejo   T. ( 2009 ). Prey capture kinematics and four-bar linkages in the bay pipefish, Syngnathus leptorhynchus . Zoology   112 , 86 - 96 . Gibb   A. C. , Ferry-Graham   L. ( 2005...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (21): 3786–3798.
Published: 01 November 2012
...) sampling at high rates in a fine-scale kinematic study of lunge feeding to examine the sequence of events within lunges and how energy may be expended and conserved in the process of prey capture. Analysis of 479 lunges from five humpback whales reveals that the whales accelerate as they acquire prey...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (20): 3577–3586.
Published: 15 October 2012
... behavior by larvae of the predacious diving beetle, Thermonectus marmoratus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) enlarges visual field prior to prey capture . J. Comp. Physiol. A   193 , 973 - 982 . Chiou   T.-H. , Kleinlogel   S. , Cronin   T. , Caldwell   R. , Loeffler   B. , Siddiqi   A...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (15): 2617–2628.
Published: 01 August 2010
... ( diego.sustaita@uconn.edu ) 27 4 2010 © 2010. 2010 accipiter bite force falcon feeding behavior grip force morphology performance prey capture raptors Despite their physical similarities, hawks (Accipitridae) and falcons (Falconidae) differ in their foraging modes. Whereas both...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (12): 2001–2008.
Published: 15 June 2010
...Carrie A. Carreño; Kiisa C. Nishikawa SUMMARY Inertial suction feeding is the most common method of prey capture among aquatic vertebrates. However, it had been unclear whether the aquatic frogs in the family Pipidae also used inertial suction for prey capture. In this study, we examined feeding...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (5): 673–682.
Published: 01 March 2010
... capture but successful prey capture requires both rapid physiological and biomechanical mechanisms. Conus catus , a fish-hunting species, uses a high-speed hydraulic mechanism to inject its hollow, spear-like radular tooth into prey. We take an integrated approach to investigating the biomechanics of this...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (18): 3026–3034.
Published: 15 September 2009
.... Differences in threads may adapt them to particular habitats, web architectures or prey types, or they may be shaped by a species' phylogeny or metabolic capabilities. * Author for correspondence( bopell@vt.edu ) 11 6 2009 2009 adhesive system capture thread orb-web prey capture...