Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 54, Issue 2–3, pp 355–378 | Cite as

Risk-sensitive foraging: A review of the theory

  • John M. McNamara
  • Alasdair I. Houston
Behavioural Ecology


Optimal Policy Energy Reserve Term Survival Prey Model Lifetime Reproductive Success 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John M. McNamara
    • 1
  • Alasdair I. Houston
    • 2
  1. 1.School of MathematicsUniversity of BristolBristolU.K.
  2. 2.NERC Unit of Behavioral Ecology, Department of ZoologyUniversity of OxfordOxfordU.K.

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