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|All Authors / Contributors:||
R R Milner-Gulland; Fryxell.; Sinclair.
|Description:||ix, 269 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Introduction ; THEME 1: THE EVOLUTION OF MIGRATION ; 2. Understanding the evolution of migration through empirical examples ; 3. Theoretical reflections on the evolution of migration ; THEME 2: HOW TO MIGRATE ; 4. Mechanistic principles of locomotion performance in migrating animals ; 5. Energy gain and use during animal migration ; 6. Cues and Decision rules in animal migration ; THEME 3: MIGRATION IN TIME AND SPACE ; 7. Uncertainty and predictability: the niches of migrants and nomads ; 8. Migration quantified: Constructing models and linking them with data ; THEME 4: BROADER CONTEXTS ; 9. Migration impacts on communities and ecosystems: empirical evidence and theoretical insights ; 10. Pastoral migration: Mobile systems of animal husbandry ; 11. Conservation and management of migratory species ; 12. Conclusion ; References ; Index|
|Series Title:||Oxford biology|
|Responsibility:||edited by E. J. Milner-Gulland, John M. Fryxell, and Anthony R. E. Sinclair.|
"[I]nteresting, well written, and a valuable resource for anyone working with migratory species or just curious about animal migration. The text would be informative for a wide range of bioligists,