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J Exp Biol jeb.243420.
Published: 17 November 2021
..., and Marine Biology, Santa Barbara, CA, USA 3 The University of Queensland, Queensland Brain Institute, Brisbane Australia *address for correspondence: eleanor_caves@ucsb.edu Key words: Visual signal; retinal topography; spatial resolution; sensory ecology; optomotor Summary statement We anatomically...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (19): jeb242687.
Published: 04 October 2021
... into the landscape of fear models of predator–prey interactions can provide a more thorough understanding of animal decision making. Crayfish use safety cues associated with shelters in high risk situations but not in low risk events. Behavioral ecology Predator–prey interactions Sensory ecology...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (7): jeb240812.
Published: 15 April 2021
... of polarization is low, which may confer a functional advantage in behaviourally relevant contexts. Degree of linear polarization Cephalopod Sensory ecology Looming Just-noticeable-difference Polarization vision is widespread in nature ( Roberts et al., 2011 ), mainly among the invertebrates...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (3): jeb216283.
Published: 03 February 2020
... with more gradual adjustment necessary to capture evasive prey. Echolocation Sensory ecology Mesopelagic foraging Deep-water environment Biosonar strategies Gain control Bats and toothed whales have independently evolved a sophisticated biosonar system for navigation and to detect...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (4): jeb187351.
Published: 21 February 2019
... in a situation reminiscent of long-term potentiation in learning and memory. Dendraster excentricus Hydrodynamics Larval settlement Sensory ecology Strongylocentrotus purpuratus Surf zone Fluid mixing and the turbulent processes that underlie it are known to influence organism performance...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (Suppl_1): jeb184689.
Published: 06 February 2019
... recording On-board Animal-borne Acoustic behaviour Foraging Environmental acoustics Predator–prey Sensory ecology Throughout their life, animals face critical decisions that will influence their fitness. Some come up only at certain times, including whom to mate with and when to migrate. Some...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (11): jeb177774.
Published: 12 June 2018
... this behavior. Sensory ecology Behavior Lepidoptera Multimodal Environment Animals use different types of sensory information, including visual and olfactory cues, to identify flowers as sources of nectar, pollen and other resources (reviewed by Raguso, 2004 ; Chittka and Raine, 2006...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (1): 31–43.
Published: 01 January 2016
...: Differences in the sensory system that mediates electric communication correlate with differences in social behavior between two sympatric species of African mormyrid fishes. Electroreception Animal communication Sensory processing Sensory ecology Brain evolution Social behavior Compared...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (2): 212–222.
Published: 15 January 2015
... Visual guidance Sensory ecology Accipiter gentilis Looming Antipredator behavior Startle effect Many problems in the study of animal behavior require an integrated biomechanical and sensory ecology approach that considers the organism's locomotor and perceptual capabilities, its sensory...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (21): 3954–3962.
Published: 01 November 2013
... for correspondence at present address: Dartmouth College, Department of Biological Sciences, 78 College Street, Hanover, NH 03755, USA ( Hannah.ter.Hofstede@Dartmouth.edu ) † Present address: Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Sensory Ecology Group, Eberhard-Gwinner-Strasse, 82319 Seewiesen, Germany...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (24): 4278–4287.
Published: 15 December 2012
... (aposematism and mimicry) or, in the case of sonar jamming, are unique in the natural world (reviewed by Conner and Corcoran, 2012 ). bioacoustics bat moth predator–prey interaction sensory ecology © 2012. 2012 3 7 2012 5 9 2012 * Author for correspondence ( corcaj8...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (21): 3676–3682.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Lepidoptera nectar guides pollinator mechanoreception sensory ecology In recent years, there has been increasing interest in the use that animals make of multiple sensory modalities for particular tasks ( Hebets and Papaj, 2005 ). However, Tinbergen ( Tinbergen, 1950 ) and Baerends ( Baerends...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (9): 1425–1435.
Published: 01 May 2010
... matching, in the field, from the sensory ecology of all main receivers. For generalist predators, a visual ecology community perspective seems mandatory before statements on adaptation of crypsis can be issued. This endeavour also leads to the identification of major gaps in our knowledge...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (23): 3817–3822.
Published: 01 December 2009
... domesticus seasonal plasticity sensory ecology In songbirds, many of the anatomical structures underlying song production undergo seasonal growth and regression. For example, the syrinx and song control nuclei of the forebrain increase in size during the breeding season in many species...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (24): 3808–3815.
Published: 15 December 2008
... Holland. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: james.fullard@utoronto.ca ) 13 10 2008 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 bat echolocation moth ears predator prey sensory ecology Many moths possess ears that enable them to detect the echolocation calls...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (17): 2799–2806.
Published: 01 September 2008
... in the field. These distances range from below 1 m to over 13 m, depending on the substrate,insect mass, walking speed and background noise level. These estimates are crucial for an understanding of the foraging ecology, foraging efficiency and sensory ecology of acoustic predators. For the German recordings...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (20): 3607–3615.
Published: 15 October 2007
...@zbs.bialowieza.pl ) 14 8 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 sensory ecology roost selection echolocation social cues eavesdropping information transfer bat Suitable roosts are a particularly critical resource for bats( Kunz and Lumsden, 2003 ). Depending on species...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Olivier Dangles; Jérôme Casas; Isabelle Coolen SUMMARY Sensory ecology has recently emerged as a new focus in the study of how organisms acquire and respond to information from and about their environment. Many sensory scientists now routinely explore the physiological basis of sensing...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (3): 461–468.
Published: 01 February 2005
... la région toulousaine. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Toulouse 100 , 371 -378. Chittka, L. and Briscoe, A. ( 2001 ). Why sensory ecology needs to become more evolutionary – Insect color vision as a case in point. In Ecology of Sensing (ed. F. G. Barth and A. Schmid), pp. 19 -37. Berlin: Springer...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (23): 4209–4216.
Published: 01 December 2003
... by listening for sounds generated by prey movement. We also investigated whether olfaction plays a role in prey detection, given that the bats may locate nectar by this means. The varied diet and terrestrial adaptations of M. tuberculata make it interesting from a sensory ecology perspective. M...