Deriving the functional response without assuming homogeneity

G.D. Ruxton, William Gurney

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The relationship between food density and the rate at which an individual predator consumes food is often termed the functional response.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)537-541
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Naturalist
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1994


  • prey–predator systems
  • homogeneity
  • functional response

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