predation

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predation

[prə′dā·shən]
(biology)
The killing and eating of an individual of one species by an individual of another species.
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Throughout its range, Metacarcinus magister is infected by the nemertean egg predator Carcinonemertes errans Wickham 1978.
The first experiment (September) incorporated a second factor, namely the use of remote sensor cameras (Scoutguard[TM]: 5MP ultra Compact digital scouting/trail camera, DTC-530 V, HCO Outdoor Products) to monitor half of the false nests (stratified across the cover and open treatments) to identify egg predators.
Presence of other avian predators, along with mammalian egg predators was recorded to investigate the potential for compensatory predation in the absence of crows.
Interactions between the crab spider Misumena vatia (Clerck) (Araneae) and its ichneumonid egg predator Trychosis cyperia Townes (Hymenoptera).
Infestation of an introduced host, the European green crab, Carcinus maenas, by a symbiotic nemertean egg predator, Carcinonemertes epialti.
The density of the most abundant egg predator, the wrasse Thalassoma lunare, together with other known egg predators, accounted for [greater than] 23% (P [less than] 0.