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area-restricted search A foraging pattern in which a consumer responds to an intake of food by slowing down its movement and remaining longer in the vicinity of the most recently located food item. This behaviour causes consumers to remain longer in areas where the density of food items is high than in areas where it is low.

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area-restricted search

area-restricted search A foraging pattern in which a consumer responds to an intake of food by slowing down its movement and remaining longer in the vicinity of the most recently located food item. This behaviour causes consumers to remain longer in areas where the density of food items is high than in areas where it is low.

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"area-restricted search." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. 11 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"area-restricted search." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Retrieved December 11, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/area-restricted-search-0