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Hidden Markov models capture behavioral responses to suction-cup tag deployment: a functional state approach to behavioural context

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The biological consequences of behavioral responses to anthropogenic noise depend on context. We explore the links between individual motivation, condition, and external constraints in a concept model and illustrate the use of motivational-behavioral states as a means to quantify the biologically relevant effects of tagging. Behavioral states were estimated from multiple streams of data in a hidden Markov model and used to test the change in foraging effort and the change in energetic success or cost given the effort. The presence of a tag boat elicited a short-term reduction in time spent in foraging states but not for proxies for success or cost within foraging states.
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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherSpringer
Pages489-496
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)978-1-4419-7310-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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  • animal-attached tags,behavioral state,proxies,tagging effects

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