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Keywords: burrow defenceClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (22): 3935–3950.
Published: 15 November 2003
... populations, with many animals inhabiting one square metre of mudflat. We describe here the behavioural responses of foraging crabs to repeated presentations of small crab-like dummies approaching their burrows. We explore the relationship between the probability and the timing of burrow defence responses...