COS 71 - Predation and Predator-Prey Interactions I

Wednesday, August 10, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
5, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
A novel environment drives modification of predator avoidance behavior in invasive rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus)
Lindsey W. Sargent, University of Notre Dame; David M. Lodge, University of Notre Dame
2:10 PM
Manipulating the nutrient content of prey for carnivorous arthropods
Shawn M. Wilder, University of Sydney; Stephen J. Simpson, The University of Sydney
2:30 PM
Resonance of plankton communities with temperature fluctuations
Elisa Benincà, University of Amsterdam; Vasilis Dakos, Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC; Egbert H. van Nes, Wageningen University; Jef Huisman, Universiteit van Amsterdam; Marten Scheffer, Wageningen University
2:50 PM
CANCELLED - Evaluating the nonconsumptive effects of predation among large mammals: Wolves and elk in the Greater Yellowstone area
Arthur D. Middleton, Yale University; Matthew J. Kauffman, United States Geological Survey, Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit; Douglas E. McWhirter, Wyoming Game and Fish Department; John G. Cook, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Forestry and Range Sciences Laboratory; Rachel C. Cook, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Forestry and Range Sciences Laboratory; Abigail A. Nelson, Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit; Michael D. Jimenez, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Predation risk independent of direct killing reduces the number of offspring songbirds produce per year
Liana Y. Zanette, University of Western Ontario; Aija F. White, University of Western Ontario; Marek C. Allen, University of Western Ontario; Michael Clinchy, University of Victoria
3:40 PM
Invasion timing determines settlement success in an endogenously oscillating system
Masato Yamamichi, Cornell University; Takehito Yoshida, University of Tokyo; Akira Sasaki, Graduate University for Advanced Studies
4:00 PM
Scaling up phenotypic responses of prey to predators: Impacts over multiple generations in a complex aquatic community
Scott Peacor, Michigan State University; Kevin L. Pangle, Central Michigan University; Luis Schiesari, University of São Paulo (EACH-USP); Earl E. Werner, University of Michigan
4:20 PM
Differential effects of clay turbid and brown colored water on foraging in a visual piscivore
Mikael Jönsson, Lund University; Lynn Ranåker, Lund University; P. Anders Nilsson, Lund University; Christer Brönmark, Lund University
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