skip to content
Social predation : how group living benefits predators and prey Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Social predation : how group living benefits predators and prey

Author: Guy Beauchamp; Ebooks Corporation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
The classic literature on predation dealt almost exclusively with solitary predators and their prey. Going back to Lotka-Volterra and optimal foraging theory, the theory about predation, including predator-prey population dynamics, was developed for solitary species. Various consequences of sociality for predators have been considered only recently. Similarly, while it was long recognized that prey species can  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Beauchamp; Ebooks Corporation.
ISBN: 9780124076549 0124076548
OCLC Number: 876361468
Notes: Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Finding and exploiting food in groups --
Producing and scrounging --
Antipredator ploys --
Antipredator vigilance : theory and testing the assumptions --
Antipredator vigilance : detection and the group-size effect --
The selfish herd --
Group size and composition --
Mixed-species groups --
Evolutionary issues.
Responsibility: Guy Beauchamp.

Abstract:

Helps the reader understand current issues in social predation theory and provide a synthesis of the literature across a broad range of animal taxa. This title features analysis that allows a better  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"...an extremely useful and well-written volume.I recommend it highly to anyone interested in animal behavior and/or ecology." --The Quarterly Review of Biology, Social Predation "This is an Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/876361468> # Social predation : how group living benefits predators and prey
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "876361468" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/social_behavior> ; # Social Behavior
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/predation_biology> ; # Predation (Biology)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/social_predation> ; # Social predation
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/591.53/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/social_behavior_in_animals> ; # Social behavior in animals
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/animal_communities> ; # Animal communities
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/science> ; # Science
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/animal_defenses> ; # Animal defenses
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/nature_animals_fish> ; # NATURE--Animals--Fish
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/behavior_animal> ; # Behavior, Animal
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/predatory_animals_behavior> ; # Predatory animals--Behavior
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/animal_societies> ; # Animal societies
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/science_life_sciences_zoology_ichthyology_&_herpetology> ; # SCIENCE--Life Sciences--Zoology--Ichthyology & Herpetology
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Person/beauchamp_guy> ; # Guy Beauchamp
    schema:bookEdition "First edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Organization/ebooks_corporation> ; # Ebooks Corporation.
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description "The classic literature on predation dealt almost exclusively with solitary predators and their prey. Going back to Lotka-Volterra and optimal foraging theory, the theory about predation, including predator-prey population dynamics, was developed for solitary species. Various consequences of sociality for predators have been considered only recently. Similarly, while it was long recognized that prey species can benefit from living in groups, research on the adaptive value of sociality for prey species mostly emerged in the 1970s. The main theme of this book is the various ways that predators."@en ;
    schema:description "Finding and exploiting food in groups -- Producing and scrounging -- Antipredator ploys -- Antipredator vigilance : theory and testing the assumptions -- Antipredator vigilance : detection and the group-size effect -- The selfish herd -- Group size and composition -- Mixed-species groups -- Evolutionary issues."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1380326448> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#CreativeWork/> ;
    schema:name "Social predation : how group living benefits predators and prey"@en ;
    schema:productID "876361468" ;
    schema:url <http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/sso/goto.php?url=http://www.UTS.eblib.com.AU/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_1582321_0> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=549766> ;
    schema:url <http://swb.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=1582321> ;
    schema:url <http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780124072282> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1582321> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780124076549> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/876361468> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Person/beauchamp_guy> # Guy Beauchamp
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Beauchamp" ;
    schema:givenName "Guy" ;
    schema:name "Guy Beauchamp" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/animal_communities> # Animal communities
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Animal communities"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/nature_animals_fish> # NATURE--Animals--Fish
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "NATURE--Animals--Fish"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/predation_biology> # Predation (Biology)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Predation (Biology)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/predatory_animals_behavior> # Predatory animals--Behavior
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Predatory animals--Behavior"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/science_life_sciences_zoology_ichthyology_&_herpetology> # SCIENCE--Life Sciences--Zoology--Ichthyology & Herpetology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SCIENCE--Life Sciences--Zoology--Ichthyology & Herpetology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#Topic/social_behavior_in_animals> # Social behavior in animals
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social behavior in animals"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380326448#CreativeWork/>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/876361468> ; # Social predation : how group living benefits predators and prey
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780124076549>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "electronic bk" ;
    schema:isbn "0124076548" ;
    schema:isbn "9780124076549" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.