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Data from: Proto-cooperation: group hunting sailfish improve hunting success by alternating attacks on grouping prey

James E. Herbert-Read, Pawel Romanczuk, Stefan Krause, Daniel Strömbom, Pierre Couillaud, Paolo Domenici, Ralf H.J.M. Kurvers, Stefano Marras, John F. Steffensen, Alexander D.M. Wilson, Jens Krause, Alexander D. M. Wilson & Ralf H. J. M. Kurvers
We present evidence of a novel form of group hunting. Individual sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) alternate attacks with other group members on their schooling prey (Sardinella aurita). While only 24% of attacks result in prey capture, multiple prey are injured in 95% of attacks, resulting in an increase of injured fish in the school with the number of attacks. How quickly prey are captured is positively correlated with the level of injury of the school, suggesting...

Data from: Adaptive responses along a depth and a latitudinal gradient in the endemic seagrass Posidonia oceanica

Marlene Jahnke, Daniela D’ Esposito, Luigi Orrù, Antonella Lamontanara, Emanuela Dattolo, Fabio Badalamenti, Silvia Mazzuca, Gabriele Procaccini & Luisa Orsini
Seagrass meadows provide important ecosystem services and are critical to the survival of the associated invertebrate community. However, they are threatened worldwide by human-driven environmental change. Understanding the potential for adaptation of these plants is critical to assess not only their ability to persist under future global change scenarios, but also to assess the persistence of the associated communities. Here, we screened wild population of Posidonia oceanica, an endemic long lived marine plant in the...

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