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Moving to the ideal free home

Nature volume 443, pages 645646 (12 October 2006) | Download Citation


Pike move between two basins of a British lake to maximize their evolutionary fitness. This adaptive behaviour suggests that habitat selection is more significant in population dynamics than was thought.

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  1. Douglas W. Morris is in the Department of Biology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1, Canada.

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