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Predation

Title data

Jeschke, Jonathan M. ; Laforsch, Christian ; Diel, Patricia ; Diller, Jens G .P. ; Horstmann, Martin ; Tollrian, Ralph:
Predation.
In: Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. - Amsterdam : Elsevier , 2021
ISBN 978-0-12-409548-9
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819166-8.00016-5

Project information

Project financing: Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt

Abstract in another language

Aim: Providing an overview of key concepts related to predator-prey interactions and illustrate them with examples. Main concepts covered: Predation cycle; prey defenses, including inducible defenses, swarming effects, responses against specific vs. multiple predators; predator offenses; predator functional responses; predator-prey interactions in the Anthropocene. Main methods covered: Conceptualizing and modelling predator-prey interactions. Conclusions: Predator-prey interactions can be better understood by discriminating different steps of the predation cycle. Since each predator-prey interaction is unique, modelling such interactions needs flexible solutions that allow to incorporate key aspects of each interaction, for example prey defenses and predator offenses.

Further data

Item Type: Article in a book
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Confusion effect; Foraging theory; Functional response models; Inducible defenses; Predation cycle; Predator functional responses; Predator offenses; Predators; Prey defenses; Swarming effects
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Department of Biology > Chair Animal Ecology I > Chair Animal Ecology I - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Laforsch
Profile Fields > Advanced Fields > Ecology and the Environmental Sciences
Result of work at the UBT: Yes
DDC Subjects: 500 Science > 570 Life sciences, biology
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2021 05:50
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2021 05:50
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/67282