Biological dispersal refers to both the movement of individuals (animals, plants,
fungi, bacteria, etc.) .... features that influence their reproductive success and
population persistence. ... Natur...
Dec 8, 2014 ... Distribution can be affected by time of day, month, or year. ... The forces
governing the dispersal of organisms are either vectorial (directed motion), that ...
Occasionally, natural selection acts to limit the dispersal of a species. ... of
organisms, at least during the past 10,000 years, has been human influence.
Species dispersal contributes to the distribution of organisms. ... Does behavior
play a role in limiting distribution in such cases? ... The global distribution of
organisms broadly reflects the influence of abiotic factors such as temperature,
And how does population structure in turn influence evolved dispersal behavior?
... Individual dispersal is driven in part by the spatial distribution of resources and
of ... There are many hypotheses for why species migrate, typically related to ...
The one-species models of this paper describe dispersal in a third way. The
species ... does not necessarily carry with it a loss in realism. Many .... distribution
mammal species particularly rodents, which unlike larger mammalian and avian
frugivores .... 1.7.2 Potential positive effects of seed dispersal and predation .
Jul 18, 2011 ... If there were no limits on dispersal, every species could potentially be ... over
space does not tell us how these habitat differences limit dispersal. ... but may
instead influence the distribution of an important resource (e.g. insect ...
Mar 15, 2012 ... This species-specific transition often occurs at scales much smaller than ...
Relative influence of physics and behavior in driving the distribution of ....
However, shear does not induce feeding behavior, and additional cues (e.g. ...
Jul 18, 2013 ... The correspondence between species distribution and the environment ... study
of the influence of landscape structure on species distribution. ..... drift being
conceptually opposite, this relationship does not always hold.
Dispersal ability can influence the importance of dispersal relative to other
processes organizing ... The processes of dispersal limitation and species sorting
along environmental gradi- ... Thus, we can compare the distribution of species