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The fiddler crab claw-waving display: an analysis of the structure and function of a movement-based visual signal

How, Martin John


Communication is an essential component of animal social systems and a diverse suite of signals can be found in the natural environment. An area of animal communication that, for technical reasons, we know very little about is the field of ‘movement-based’ or ‘dynamic’ visual signals. In this thesis, I make use of recent advances in measurement and analysis techniques, including digital video and image motion processing tools, to improve our understanding of how movement-based signals are...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007-10
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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