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Feasting, fasting and freezing: energetic effects of meal size and temperature on torpor expression by little brown bats Myotis lucifugus
(Company of Biologists, 2010)
Torpor is an adaptation for energy conservation employed by many species of small-bodied endotherms. However, surprisingly little is known regarding proximate factors influencing day-to-day variation in torpor expression ...
Spatial ecology of adult muskellunge (Esox masquinongy) in the urban Ottawa reach of the historic Rideau Canal, Canada
(EDP Sciences, 2010-07-19)
The Rideau Canal in Canada was constructed in the 1800s to enable strategic military and commercial transport in eastern Ontario between Lake Ontario and the Ottawa River. Today, the Rideau Canal is managed by Parks Canada ...
Seasonal carryover effects of an experimental stressor in a wild teleost fish
(University of Chicago Press, 2010-10-08)
Stress can have sublethal effects that are manifested either immediately or at spatial or temporal scales that are removed from the stress event (i.e., carryover effects). We tested whether a short-term elevation of plasma ...
Injecting youth into peer-review to increase its sustainability: a case study of ecology journals
(Queen's University, 2010-02-15)
The "tragedy of the reviewer commons", where the referee pool is being drained by an influx of manuscript submissions, is becoming an increasing problem for journals. To mitigate this growing concern, we suggest that there ...