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Bridging the gap

Alternative title:
From uncertain information to adaptive behaviour in fish
Abstract:

Sensory information necessarily informs decision-making, but both sensory information and the biological structures that receive and process it are subject to inherent limitations and uncertainty. Both these factors degrade an animal’s capacity to make informed, adaptive decisions in a complex and ever-changing world. How is it that animals manage these constraints?

In this thesis, I set out to examine multiple cue use and decision-making in a highly derived marine teleost: the Pica...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Sub department:
Zoology
Research group:
OxNav
Oxford college:
St John's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9416-6858

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Sub department:
Zoology
Research group:
OxNav
Oxford college:
St John's College
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Sub department:
Zoology
Research group:
Animal Flight Group
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
Role:
Examiner
Institution:
University of Bristol
Division:
MPLS
Role:
Examiner
Natural Environment Research Council More from this funder
Type of award:
MSc by Research
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2021-08-17

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