This textbook blends evolution and trohpic dynamics, taking into account recent advances in both behavioural and population ecology. A central objective of this work is to consider whether adaptive behavioural decisions on the individual organism level might tend to stabilize trophic interactions. A second goal of the book is to explore the implications of presumably adaptive behaviours on trophic dynamics and the implications of these dynamics for the evolution of such behaviours. This volume should be of interest to evolutionary biologists, ecologist and behavioural ecologists.
Diet selection; prey defense; habitat use and spatial structure; size-selective predation; interference and territoriality.
Series: Population and Community Biology (Chapman & Hall)
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 30th October 1997
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.94 x 15.42
Weight (kg): 0.29