Beyond Habitat Requirements: Individual Fine-Scale Site Fidelity in a Colony of the Galapagos Sea Lion (Zalophus wollebaeki) Creates Conditions for Social Structuring

Site fidelity has been widely discussed, but rarely been related explicitly to a species' social context. This is surprising, as fine-scale site fidelity constitutes an important structural component in animal societies by setting limits to an individual's social interaction space. The stu...

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Published in:Oecologia, Vol. 152, No. 3 (2007), p. 553-567
Main Author: Wolf, Jochen B. W.
Other Involved Persons: Trillmich, Fritz
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1432-1939
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