6. Behavior

  1. Richard M. Sibly2,
  2. James H. Brown3 and
  3. Astrid Kodric-Brown3
  1. April Hayward1,
  2. James F. Gillooly1 and
  3. Astrid Kodric-Brown3

Published Online: 27 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119968535.ch6

Metabolic Ecology: A Scaling Approach

Metabolic Ecology: A Scaling Approach

How to Cite

Hayward, A., Gillooly, J. F. and Kodric-Brown, A. (2012) Behavior, in Metabolic Ecology: A Scaling Approach (eds R. M. Sibly, J. H. Brown and A. Kodric-Brown), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119968535.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Reading, UK

  2. 3

    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Florida, USA

  2. 3

    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470671535

Online ISBN: 9781119968535

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Keywords:

  • behavior;
  • metabolic approach, conceptual framework;
  • foraging and resource acquisition;
  • communication;
  • variations in behavior across species, body size, temperature;
  • MTE, patterns of animal movement;
  • metabolic approach, understanding of animal behavior;
  • behaviors, influenced by physical, social environments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • The Role of Metabolism

  • Foraging and Resource Acquisition

  • Communication

  • Reproduction

  • Cooperation and Group Living

  • Conclusions