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Distribution, patchiness, and behavior of Antarctic zooplankton, assessed using multi-frequency acoustic techniques
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
The physical and biological forces that drive zooplankton distribution and patchiness in an antarctic continental shelf region were examined, with particular emphasis on the Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba. This was ...
Orchestration : the movement and vocal behavior of free-ranging Norwegian killer whales (Orcinus orca)
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
Studying the social and cultural transmission of behavior among animals helps to identify patterns of interaction and information content flowing between individuals. Killer whales are likely to acquire traits culturally ...
Adult demography and larval processes in coastal benthic populations : intertidal barnacles in Southern California and Baja California
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
The geographic distribution and dynamics of coastal benthic populations are shaped by physical - biological interactions affecting larval dispersal and the demography of juvenile and adult individuals. This thesis focused ...