philopatry


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philopatry

[‚fī·lə′pa·trē]
(ecology)
A dispersal method in which reproductive particles remain near their point of origin.
(psychology)
The drive to stay on or near the site of birth.
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Seasonal home range size and philopatry in two northern white-tailed deer populations.
Evidence of philopatry in sharks and implications for the management of shark fisheries.
Regardless of species, recaptures occurred in low numbers compared to the number of marked individuals (Table 1), indicating that there is no philopatry in the population of Carollia with respect to P.
In addition, gender differences in degree of philopatry or dispersal can affect population genetic structure and the distribution of genetic diversity of a species (Fedy et al.
Philopatry and site tenacity of belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, hunted by the Inuit at the Nastapoka estuary, eastern Hudson Bay.
Among mammals, natal dispersal among males and philopatry (site fidelity to the natal home range) among females is the predominant pattern (Greenwood, 1980; Waser and Jones, 1983; Handley and Perrin, 2007).
This article, published online on December 5 in the journal Molecular Ecology, entitled, "Two decades of genetic profiling yields first evidence of natal philopatry and long-term fidelity to parturition sites in sharks," was a collaborative effort involving scientists from The Field Museum, Bimini Biological Field Station Foundation, University of Miami and Stony Brook University (SBU).
Heemeyer & Lannoo (2012) have shown that Crawfish Frogs will return to the same upland burrow year-after-year (two years in her study, subsequent data show burrow philopatry over three years and suggest frogs will use the same burrow for much of their life [> 5 years]).
Male marine turtles: gene flow, philopatry and matting systems ofgreen turtles Cheloniamydas.
Population genetic structure, phylogeography, and spawning philopatry in walleye (Stizostedion vitreum) from mtDNA control region sequences.