7. Behavioural Ecology

  1. Joanna R. Freeland1,
  2. Heather Kirk1 and
  3. Stephen Petersen2

Published Online: 8 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979365.ch7

Molecular Ecology, Second Edition

Molecular Ecology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Freeland, J. R., Kirk, H. and Petersen, S. (2011) Behavioural Ecology, in Molecular Ecology, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979365.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Trent University, Canada

  2. 2

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470748343

Online ISBN: 9780470979365

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Keywords:

  • Behavioural Ecology;
  • Mating systems;
  • Manipulating sex ratios;
  • Sex-biased dispersal;
  • Predators and prey;
  • ‘caught in the act’;
  • chromo-helicase-DNA-binding (CHD)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why use molecules to study behaviour?

  • Mating systems

  • Manipulating sex ratios

  • Sex-biased dispersal

  • Predators and prey

  • Overview

  • Chapter summary

  • Useful websites and software

  • Further reading

  • Online activities

  • Review questions