Accession Number : ADA300295

Title :   Chemical Ecology And Marine Carnivory: The Role of Free Amino Acids As Natural Feeding Attractants,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Commins, John E.

PDF Url : ADA300295

Report Date : 20 SEP 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 65

Abstract : The chemical senses of olfaction and taste are important determinants of animal feeding responses. Prior laboratory physiological and behavioral studies have demonstrated that compounds such as amino acids are potent feeding attractants for a variety animals.

Descriptors :   *PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS, *ANIMALS, *SENSES(PHYSIOLOGY), *AMINO ACIDS, *BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, LABORATORY TESTS, CHEMICALS, MIXTURES, RESPONSE, FLUIDS, HABITATS, FEEDING, DISSOLVING, STREAMS, ECOLOGY, CLAMS, SNAILS, ESTUARIES, SMELL, TASTE.

Subject Categories : Biochemistry
      Psychology
      Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE