paine 1966 hughes et al 2014 questions 1

  • 1)Compare and contrast 2 of the 3 food webs (Figures 1,2, and 3) from Paine 1966. What is/are the major predator(s) in the food webs you chose to compare and contrast?
  • 2)What was the role that Pisaster played in influencing the diversity of the rocky intertidal? How did Paine determine this?
  • 3)In the Hughes et al. (2014) paper, what was the observed difference between acoustic and chemical cues? What environmental conditions might affect the chemical cues?
  • 4)In Hughes et al. (2014), what explanation do the authors give for the black drum and catfish acoustic cues having a greater effect on crab foraging behavior than the toadfish or snapping shrimp?

5)Write out the citation for
both journal articles using Journal of
Ecology formatting.