COS 88 - Predation and Predator-Prey Interactions II

Thursday, August 11, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
4, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Non-consumptive predator effects in a pelagic food-web: Species- and developmental stage-level variation in behavioral responses to an invasive predator within a zooplankton assemblage
Paul E. Bourdeau, Michigan State University; Kevin L. Pangle, Central Michigan University; Scott D. Peacor, Michigan State University
8:20 AM
The evolutionary effects of spatial structure and its impact on predator-prey persistence
Susanna M. Messinger, Yale University; Annette M. Ostling, University of Michigan
8:40 AM
9:00 AM
Fear kills: Anti-predator behavioural responses reduce the number of offspring songbirds produce per year
Liana Y. Zanette, University of Western Ontario; Marek C. Allen, University of Western Ontario; Aija F. White, University of Western Ontario; Michael Clinchy, University of Victoria
9:20 AM
CANCELLED - Whole community response to multiple predator effects
Adrian Stier, Northwest Fisheries Science Center; Matthieu Leray, University of Paris 6 Pierre & Marie Curie
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Predation, community assembly, and the scaling of prey diversity in Ozark glade metacommunities
Wade A. Ryberg, Texas A&M University; Alan R. Templeton, University of Haifa; Jonathan Chase, Washington University in St. Louis
10:10 AM
How do marine snails (Nucella lapillus) respond to the frequency of high predation risk and how should we expect them respond?
Barney Luttbeg, Oklahoma State University; Geoffrey C. Trussell, Northeastern University; Catherine M. Matassa, Northeastern University
10:30 AM
Selecting substandard prey in spatial dimensions
Robert A. Montgomery, Michigan State University; Gary Roloff, Michigan State University; John A. Vucetich, Michigan Technological University; Kelly F. Millenbah, Michigan State University; Rolf O. Peterson, Michigan Technological University
10:50 AM
A mechanistic explanation of size-density scaling in consumers
John P. DeLong, University of Nebraska; David A. Vasseur, Yale University
11:10 AM
Size-related competition and predation risk drive shifts in trophic traits
Peter Eklöv, Uppsala University; Richard Svanbäck, Uppsala University
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