Habitat Ecology of Enteroctopus dofleini from Middens and Live Prey Surveys in Prince William Sound, Alaska

  • D. Scheel
  • A. Lauster
  • T. L. S. Vincent

The population ecology of mobile predators is often regulated by a complex mix of factors. Understanding the mechanisms that regulate the abundance and distribution of organisms remains a central goal of marine ecology (Estes and Peterson, 1998). Recent studies have emphasized the success of using multiple mechanisms to understand control of population dynamics, particularly in marine species (National Science Foundation, 1998; Connolly and Roughgarden, 1998; Karlson, 2002).


Prey Item Habitat Selection Prey Availability Experimental Marine Biology Habitat Ecology 
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  • D. Scheel
    • 1
  • A. Lauster
    • 1
  • T. L. S. Vincent
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental SciencesAlaska Pacifi c UniversityAnchorageUSA

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