publication . Article . 2014

Predicting population-level risk effects of predation from the responses of individuals

MacLeod, Colin D.; MacLeod, Ross; Learmonth, Jennifer A.; Cresswell, Will; Pierce, Graham J.;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2014
  • Publisher: Ecological Society of America
Abstract
This work formed part of the EU‐funded BIOCET project (Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants in small cetaceans in European waters: transport pathways and impact on reproduction, EVK3‐2000‐00027). The UK marine mammal strandings program, funded by DEFRA as part of its commitment to the Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas, supported attendance at strandings and necropsies. R. MacLeod is supported by a Royal Society of Edinburgh Scottish Government Research Fellowship. Fear of predation produces large effects on prey population dynamics through indirect risk effects that can cause even greater impacts than di...
Subjects
free text keywords: Sandeel; Ammodytes marinus, BDC, Indirect effects, Nonconsumptive effects, Phocoena phocoena, Mass-dependent predation risk, Bottlenose dolphin; Tursiops truncates, starvation– predation risk trade-off, sandeel, Individual-based theory, QH301 Biology, Nonlethal predator effects, harbor porpoise, Starvation-predation risk trade-off, lethal porpoise–dolphin interactions, Scotland, Lethal porpoise-dolphin interactons, QH301, Ammodytes marinus, Harbor porpoise; Phocoena phocoena, Tursiops truncates, bottlenose dolphin
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publication . Article . 2014

Predicting population-level risk effects of predation from the responses of individuals

MacLeod, Colin D.; MacLeod, Ross; Learmonth, Jennifer A.; Cresswell, Will; Pierce, Graham J.;