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2008). McNamara & Houston (1994) address this question by establishing how the optimal decision is influenced by a change in the environment. The answer depends on whether the change is long term or short term. Using the currency W, the optimal-foraging intensity satisfies @g @m ¼ 0; uÀ @u @u where u ¼ ð1=V ÞðdV =dxÞ is the marginal rate of substitution of predation for energy. g. Caraco (1979), Brown (1988) and Houston & McNamara (1999). If an environmental change lasts only for a short time, u is constant.
G. because of incomplete information or costs of plasticity). g. g. shyness) is favourable in another environment, these types will typically not be able to coexist in a long-term Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B (2010) M. Wolf & F. J. Weissing 3965 perspective. g. geometric mean fitness over the years), and there is generally a single strategy that maximizes this long-term measure of evolutionary success (but see Reinhold 2000). Therefore, a global monomorphism is to be expected. g. low-risk and high-risk behavioural types).