COS 167 - Predation And Predator-Prey Interactions I

Thursday, August 10, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
D139, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Elevationally biased avian predation as a contributor to the spatial distribution of geometrid moth outbreaks in sub-arctic mountain birch forest
Adam A. Pepi, University of California Davis; Ole Petter Laksforsmo Vindstad, University of Tromsø; Malin Ek, University of Tromsø; Jane Uhd Jepsen, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research
1:50 PM
 Nonconsumptive predator effects on prey: Dogwhelk cues limit mussel recruitment and trigger mussel shell plasticity that hinders predation
Ricardo A. Scrosati, St. Francis Xavier University; Zachary T. Sherker, St. Francis Xavier University; Sonja M. Ehlers, St. Francis Xavier University; Julius A. Ellrich, St. Francis Xavier University
2:10 PM
 Predator-prey interactions on coral versus algal dominated reefs: Behavioral plasticity and survivorship of juvenile fishes
Danielle L. Dixson, University of Delaware; Roberta Bonaldo, Universidade de Sao Paulo; Enrico L. Rezende, University of Roehampton; Mark E. Hay, Georgia Institute of Technology
2:30 PM
 The many faces of fear: A synthesis of the methodological variation in characterizing predation risk
Remington J. Moll, Michigan State University; Kyle M. Redilla, Michigan State University; Tutilo Mudumba, Michigan State University; Arthur B. Muneza, Michigan State University; Steven M. Gray, Michigan State University; Leandro Abade, University of Oxford; Matt W. Hayward, Bangor University; Joshua J. Millspaugh, University of Montana; Robert A. Montgomery, Michigan State University
2:50 PM
 Estimating predator diets using observational methods: A comparison of stable isotope and feeding survey methods
Isaac Shepard, Oregon State University; Mark Novak, Oregon State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Temperature-dependency of intraguild predation between native and invasive crabs
Tanya L. Rogers, Northeastern University; Tarik C. Gouhier, Northeastern University; David L. Kimbro, Northeastern University
3:40 PM
 Predation on the early life stages of the crown-of-thorns starfish by damselfishes
Zara-Louise Cowan, James Cook University; Symon Dworjanyn, National Marine Science Centre; Ciemon Caballes, ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies; Morgan S. Pratchett, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
4:00 PM
 Seagrass habitat value: Structural complexity and fish body size interactively affect habitat optimality
Mallarie E. Yeager, Marine Science Center, Northeastern University; Kevin A. Hovel, San Diego State University
4:20 PM
 Are guds duds? Predation risk alters nutrient preferences in giving-up density experiments
Jordan D McMahon, Mississippi State University; Marcus A Lashley, Mississippi State University; Brandon T. Barton, Mississippi State University
4:40 PM
 Predation by a coursing predator shapes the evolutionary traits of ungulate weapons
Matthew C. Metz, University of Montana; Douglas J. Emlen, University of Montana; Douglas W. Smith, National Park Service; Mark Hebblewhite, University of Montana; Daniel R. Stahler, National Park Service
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