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Feeding ecology and trophic relationships of pelagic sharks and billfishes

Large pelagic fishes are top predators inhabiting the water column of the tropical and subtropical Pacific Ocean. They are highly migratory organisms, and for Ecuadorian fisheries, they also...

Wind and temperature determine Lesser kestrels selection of hunting strategy

Weather conditions determine which is the optimal strategy along the daily cycle for lesser kestrels to select a commuting or a hunting strategy. Using micro-GPS and accelerometers Jesús...

Insecticides in wild bird eggs

Recent studies demonstrated that the common pyrethroid insecticides are present in aquatic biota tissues. In this study, 123 samples of unhatched eggs of 16 wild bird species collected from 2010 to...

Role of phenology in favoring or limiting biological invasions

Climate similarity favors biological invasion, but a match between seasonality in the novel range and the timing of life cycle events of the invader also influences the outcome of species...