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*  Blue whale
Michael Marshall (December 2010). "Blue whale feeding methods are ultra-efficient". New Scientist. Andy Coghlan (May 2009). " ... Because krill move, blue whales typically feed at depths of more than 100 metres (330 ft) during the day and only surface-feed ... These pleats assist with evacuating water from the mouth after lunge feeding (see feeding below). The dorsal fin is small; its ... Dive times are typically 10 minutes when feeding, though dives of up to 21 minutes are possible. The whale feeds by lunging ...
*  Warehouse
WERC Illinois IWLA Illinois Kumar (2014). warehouse - Layout Planning and Part Feeding Methods. Yes Dee Publishing Pvt Ltd. ... This method has its own issue that the vendor gains access to the warehouse. Large exporters and manufacturers use warehouses ... They include the order, the picker, the pick module, the pick area, handling equipment, the container, the pick method used and ... technological innovation and changes in supply chain methods. 19th century warehouses in Gloucester docks in the United Kingdom ...
*  Heteractis magnifica
The magnificent sea anemone has two feeding methods. The first one is through the photosynthesis of its symbiotic zooxanthellae ...
*  Boat-billed heron
Mock, Douglas W. (1975). "Feeding Methods of the Boat-Billed Heron, a Deductive Hypothesis". Auk. 92 (3): 590-592. Biderman, ... Boat-billed herons feed on shrimp and small fish such as Dormitator latifrons, a species of sleeper goby. They tend to forage ... It has been observed that they do not feed when a light source is present such as daylight, moonlight, or artificial light. One ... Boat-billed herons will forage nocturnally, and have been seen leaving the roost 30 minutes after sundown to feed. ...
*  American avocet
The avocet employs both visual and tactile methods of feeding. The primary visual feeding method is pecking at flies. However ... Methods of tactile feeding include filtering, scraping, and scythe feeding. Shooting and trapping of American avocets led to ... Upon hatching, the chicks feed themselves; they are never fed by their parents. Avocets tend to prefer habitats with fine ... In the winter, these birds feed extensively on brine shrimp. Usually, this entails the avocet pecking while walking or wading ...
*  Electroreception
This difference can be attributed to their habitat and feeding methods. Western long-beaked echidnas live in wet tropical ... Contrary to this is the varied but generally more arid habitat of their short-beaked relative which feeds primarily on termites ... as can be demonstrated by the robust feeding response elicited by electric fields similar to those of their prey. Sharks are ... forests where they feed on earthworms in damp leaf litter, so their habitat is probably favourable to the reception of ...
*  Salamander
Many lungless salamanders of the family Plethodontidae have more elaborate feeding methods. Muscles surrounding the hyoid bone ... They feed on algae and other soft-plants in the wild, and easily eat offered lettuce. Salamanders have thin skins and soft ... Predators that previously fed on it have been shown to avoid it after encountering red efts, an example of Batesian mimicry. ... In feeding trials, fish, frogs, reptiles, birds, and mammals were all found to be susceptible. Mature adults of some salamander ...
*  Ophidiiformes
They have adopted a range of feeding methods and lifestyles, including parasitism. The majority are egg-laying, but some are ...
*  Cattle egret
Feare, C.J. (1975). "Scavenging and kleptoparasitism as feeding methods on Seychelles Cattle Egrets, Bubulcus ibis". Ibis. 117 ... Dominant birds feed nearest to the host, and obtain more food. The cattle egret may also show versatility in its diet. On ... The cattle egret can be a safety hazard to aircraft due to its habit of feeding in large groups in the grassy verges of ... The cattle egret feeds on a wide range of prey, particularly insects, especially grasshoppers, crickets, flies (adults and ...
*  Kleptoparasitism
Animals that have extraordinarily specialized feeding methods are often targets of kleptoparasitism. For example, ... American coots often feed in the company of other waterfowl species, and occasionally will rob diving ducks-including ring- ... Kleptoparasitism or cleptoparasitism (literally, parasitism by theft) is a form of feeding in which one animal takes prey or ... Kleptoparasitic spiders, which steal or feed on prey captured by other spiders, are known to occur in five families: ...
*  Humpback whale
Humpbacks have a diverse repertoire of feeding methods, including the bubble net technique. Like other large whales, the ... Humpbacks feed in polar waters, and migrate to tropical or subtropical waters to breed and give birth when they fast and live ... These animals feed in areas ranging from the coast of California to the Bering Sea. Humpbacks were first observed in Hawaiian ... So-called lobtail feeding was observed in the North Atlantic. This technique involves the whale slapping the surface of the ...
*  Mackerel
Bryde's whales feed on mackerel when they can find them. They use several feeding methods, including skimming the surface, ... Gabriel O., von Brandt A., Lange K., Dahm E. and Wendt T. (2005) Fish catching methods of the world: Seining in fresh and sea ... This species feeds on squid, pelagic crustaceans, lanternfishes, flying fishes, sauries and other mackerel. It is in turn ... Some mixing of the east Atlantic stocks takes place in feeding grounds towards the north, but there is almost no mixing between ...
*  Azhdarcho
"Did pterosaurs feed by skimming? Physical modelling and anatomical evaluation of an unusual feeding method". PLOS Biology. 5 (8 ... Nesov suggested that pterosaurs like Azhdarcho may have fed in a manner similar to the modern Skimmer, with their long necks ...
*  Quetzalcoatlus
Physical Modelling and Anatomical Evaluation of an Unusual Feeding Method". PLoS Biology. 5 (8): e204. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio ... While this skim-feeding view became widely accepted, it was not subjected to scientific research until 2007 when a study showed ... They suggested that with its long neck vertebrae and long toothless jaws Quetzalcoatlus fed like modern-day skimmers, catching ... Humphries, Stuart; Bonser, Richard H. C.; Witton, Mark P; Martill, David M (24 July 2007). "Did Pterosaurs Feed by Skimming? ...
*  Aetiocetus
This feeding method has an analog in crab-eater seals. This hypothesis combines the idea of bulk feeding and retention of the ... A crucial question is, then, did Aetiocetus feed by bulk-feeding or by bite-and-swallow? If they fed only by selective prey ... How did Aetiocetus feed, and what did it feed on? Its teeth are reminiscent of the bite-and-swallow strategy of archaeocetes ... This is known as bulk-feeding, in that the whale is not selecting individual prey items and does not use echolocation to find ...
*  Thalassodromeus
Physical Modelling and Anatomical Evaluation of an Unusual Feeding Method". PLOS Biology. 5 (8): e204. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio ... Thalassodromeus was believed by Kellner to have fed in a similar way to modern skimmers; trailing its lower jaw in the water ... Humphries, Stuart; Bonser, Richard H. C.; Witton, Mark P.; Martill, David M. (July 24, 2007). "Did Pterosaurs Feed by Skimming ...
*  Bird
Kiwis and shorebirds with long bills probe for invertebrates; shorebirds' varied bill lengths and feeding methods result in the ... Birds' feeding strategies vary by species. Many birds glean for insects, invertebrates, fruit, or seeds. Some hunt insects by ... Some nectar-feeding birds are important pollinators, and many frugivores play a key role in seed dispersal. Plants and ... Bird feeding has grown into a multimillion-dollar industry; for example, an estimated 75% of households in Britain provide food ...
*  Breastfeeding
These methods are intended to reduce practices detrimental to breastfeeding such as early mixed feeding, use of pacifiers, and ... Expressed milk is the feeding method of choice for premature babies. Viral disease transmission can be prevented by expressing ... The baby crawls towards the breast and begins to feed. After feeding, it is normal for a baby to remain latched to the breast ... Bottle feeding mothers may feel that they should be breastfeeding. Conversely, breastfeeding mothers may feel forced to feed in ...
*  Azhdarchidae
Physical modelling and anatomical evaluation of an unusual feeding method" (PDF). PLoS Biology. 5 (8): e204. doi:10.1371/ ... Most large azhdarchids probably fed on small prey, including hatchling and small dinosaurs; in an unusual modification of the ... Humphries, S.; Bonser, R.H.C.; Witton, M.P.; Martill, D.M. (2007). "Did pterosaurs feed by skimming? ... demonstrating that azhdarchids lacked the necessary adaptations for a skim-feeding lifestyle, and that they may have led a more ...
*  Anasterias rupicola
The feeding method depends on the relative size of starfish and victim. Small items are swallowed whole but larger items are ... Smaller starfish feed on isopods, pelecypods and chitons. Larger starfish also feed on amphipods, polychaete worms and the ... Some feeding groups of smaller starfish act co-operatively to attack a limpet even though individually they are incapable of ... Groups of up to fourteen starfish have been observed feeding on a single large limpet, each with part of their everted stomach ...
*  Cattle feeding
Cattle production worldwide is differentiated by animal genetics and feeding methods, resulting in differing quality types. ... Cattle called "corn-fed", "grain-fed", or "corn-finished" are typically fattened on maize, soy, and other types of feed for ... Some corn-fed cattle are fattened in concentrated animal feeding operations known as feed lots. In the United States, most ... grain-fed beef debate". cnn.com. Cooking Light. Retrieved 15 June 2015. Sosnowski, Pamela. "Grass-Fed Cattle Feeding". Verde ...
*  Caprella mutica
They are primarily omnivorous detritivores, but can adapt to other feeding methods depending on food availability. They are ... They are predominantly detritivores, but have the remarkable ability of adjusting feeding methods from being grazers, ... They are capable of feeding on suspended organic particles, including fish feed and decaying organic matter. C. mutica are also ... Because of the great difficulty in detecting and removing them, however, control methods will likely focus on preserving native ...
*  Santa Ana sucker
Not surprisingly, given their feeding method, they prefer gravel, rubble, and boulder substrates. In 2010, USF&WS issued an ... It feeds on algae, diatoms and detritus on the floor of shallow streams with sand, gravel or cobble bottoms. It is found in ... Also like the mountain sucker, it feeds on diatoms, other kinds of algae, and detritus, which it obtains by scraping surfaces ...
*  Corallivore
Additionally, 50% of butterflyfish species are corallivores, making corallivory their most common feeding method. Corallivorous ... Mucus feeders feed exclusively on coral mucus. Coral regularly slough off mucus into the surrounding water, so it is thought ... The majority of corallivores specialize on stony coral, however, a few species feed on soft coral. There are no known obligate ... A corallivore is an animal that feeds on coral. Corallivores are an important group of reef organism because they can influence ...
*  Otolith
Grellier, K.; Hammond, P. S. (2005). "Feeding method affects otolith digestion in captive gray seals: Implications for diet ... To address these biases, otolith correction factors have been developed through captive feeding experiments, in which seals are ... fed fish of known size, and the degree of otolith erosion is quantified for different prey taxa. The inclusion of fish ...