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Optimal foraging

  • Definition: A set of rules, including breadth of diet, by which organisms maximize food intake per unit of time or minimize the time needed to meet their food requirements; risk of predation may also enter the equation for optimal foraging.

    Source: Ricklefs, Robert E (2001). The Economy of Nature (5th Edition).

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