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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It has been demonstrated that sea turtles in the bay move in relation to tidal cycles and exhibit philopatry both within and between seasons (Byles, 1988), but these data may indicate a spatial movement pattern in this part of the bay where both loggerhead and Kemp's ridley turtles consistently move from north to south along the eastern shore during this time of year.
Because samples were mostly collected during the summer or fail, when walleye and sauger are highly mobile, rather than during their spring spawning period when both species exhibit philopatry, such Hardy-Weinberg deviations were likely due to the Wahlund effect.
OUT OF THE SAND AND INTO THE SURF: DETERMINING PHILOPATRY AND POPULATION CONECTIVITY IN THE CALIFORNIA RUNION, LEURESTHES TENUIS (ATHERINOPSIDAE).
Research using nuclear DNA microsatellite loci and mtDNA sequences have shown that many spawning groups of walleye in Lake Erie genetically differ due to spawning site philopatry by both males and females.
1986) found that only 2-3% of marked female elk dispersed and most other studies have reported strong philopatry by female elk for seasonal and annual home ranges (e.
Philopatry, nest-site fidelity, and reproductive performance in buffleheads.
Furthermore, because migratory birds exhibit low natal philopatry (Weatherhead & Forbes 1994) many migrating birds will be yearlings searching for breeding sites for the first time.
We suggest that interannual genetic variation in walleye pollock may be indicative of one or more of the following factors: highly variable reproductive success, adult philopatry, source-sink metapopulation structure, and intraannual variation (days) in spawning timing among genetically distinct but spatially identical spawning aggregates.
Philopatry and migration of banded Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) and effects of using radio transmitters.
Male philopatry, extra-pack copulations and inbreeding avoidance in Ethiopian wolves (Canis simensis).
Indirect estimates of breeding and natal philopatry in an obligate avian brood parasite.