Marine scientists discover kleptoredation - a new way of catching prey

  • Trevor John Willis

Press/Media: Research

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Reports on research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.

Period31 Oct 2017 → 3 Dec 2017

Media coverage

22

Media coverage

  • TitleWhen this sea slug eats, it prefers to Turducken of the Sea
    Media name/outletNews Today
    Media typeWeb
    Date28/11/17
    DescriptionTrevor Willis quoted in an article about his study on sea slugs.
    Producer/AuthorNews Today
    URLwww.newstoday.com.bd/index.php?option=details&news_id=2486877&date=2017-11-28
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleThe eating secrets of the sea slug
    Media name/outletBBC
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date5/11/17
    DescriptionArticle about new research on sea slugs quotes Trevor Willis.
    Producer/AuthorBBC
    URLwww.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-hampshire-41876828/portsmouth-researchers-reveal-sea-slug-eating-habits
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleWhen this sea slug eats, it prefers 'turducken of the ocean'
    Media name/outletThe Seattle Times
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date4/11/17
    DescriptionArticles about new research on sea slugs quotes Trevor Willis.
    Producer/AuthorSteph Yin
    URLhttps://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/when-this-sea-slug-eats-it-prefers-turducken-of-the-ocean/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleThis sea slug has a crafty way of getting super-sized meals
    Media name/outletSmithsonian Magazine
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/11/17
    DescriptionArticle about Trevor Willis' new research on sea slugs.
    Producer/AuthorBrigit Katz
    URLhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/sea-slug-has-crafty-way-getting-super-sized-meals-180967072/
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleKleptopredation is a new scientific term for super-sizing a meal at sea
    Media name/outletQuartz
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date2/11/17
    DescriptionCoverage of research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorEphrat Livni
    URLhttps://qz.com/1118148/kleptopredation-is-a-new-scientific-term-for-super-sizing-a-meal-at-sea/
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleKleptopredation: sea slugs use opportunistic strategy of catching prey in the deep sea
    Media name/outletTech Times
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date2/11/17
    DescriptionCoverage of research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorAllan Adamson
    URLwww.techtimes.com/articles/215114/20171102/kleptopredation-sea-slugs-use-opportunistic-strategy-of-catching-prey-in-the-deep-sea.htm
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleThis sea slug has a trick for getting an extra treat
    Media name/outletGears of Biz
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReport on research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorHelen Clark
    URLgearsofbiz.com/this-sea-slug-has-a-trick-for-getting-an-extra-treat
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleMarine scientists discover kleptoredation - a new way of catching prey
    Media name/outletPhys Org
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReport on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorPhys Org
    URLhttps://phys.org/news/2017-11-marine-scientists-kleptopredationa-prey.html
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleThese technicolor sea slugs use other creatures as bait to catch their dinner
    Media name/outletMotherboard Magazine
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReports on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorKayleigh Rogers
    URLhttps://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/gyj5nx/these-technicolor-sea-slugs-use-other-creatures-as-bait-to-catch-their-dinner-plankton-predators-ocean
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleMarine scientists discover kleptopredation -- a new way of catching prey
    Media name/outletScience Codex
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReport on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorScience Codex
    URLwww.sciencecodex.com/marine-scientists-discover-kleptopredation-new-way-catching-prey-616567
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleThe luminescent underwater slug pirates of the Mediterranean sea
    Media name/outletAtlas Obscura
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReport on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorNatasha Frost
    URLhttps://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/sea-slugs-pirate-steal-food-nudibranch
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • Title"I'll have what he's having" - sea slugs seek their prey's already- ingested meals
    Media name/outletNew Atlas
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReport on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorBen Coxworth
    URLhttps://newatlas.com/sea-slugs-kleptopredation/52016/
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleNeue Räuber-Kategorie: Kleptoprädatoren
    Media name/outletWissenschaft
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReport on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorMartin Vieweg
    URLwww.wissenschaft.de/leben-umwelt/biologie/-/journal_content/56/12054/20689913/Neue-R%C3%A4uber-Kategorie:-Kleptopr%C3%A4datoren/
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitlePortsmouth marine scientists discover kleptopredation - a new way of catching prey
    Media name/outletShaping Portsmouth
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReport on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorShaping Portsmouth
    URLwww.shapingportsmouth.co.uk/shaping-blog/1809-uop-kleptopredation
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleA lazy seaslug hunts by 'Kleptopredation', letting prey do half the work for it
    Media name/outletZME Science
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReport on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorTibi Puiu
    URLhttps://www.zmescience.com/science/news-science/kleptopredation-seaslug-04323/
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleMarine scientists discover Kleptopredation - a new way of catching prey
    Media name/outletScience Newsline
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReport on research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorScience Newsline
    URLwww.sciencenewsline.com/news/2017110115590096.html
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleSea slugs target prey that have just eaten to 'supersize' their own dinner
    Media name/outletThe London Economic
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReport on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorJoe Mellor
    URLhttps://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/environment/sea-slugs-target-prey-just-eaten-supersize-dinner/01/11/
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleScientists discover new type of deep-sea hunting called kleptopredation
    Media name/outletUPI
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReport on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorBrooks Hays
    URLhttps://www.upi.com/Science_News/2017/11/01/Scientists-discover-new-type-of-deep-sea-hunting-called-kleptopredation/1881509547333/
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • Title'Pirate sea slugs attack prey that have just eaten in order to steal their meals
    Media name/outletDaily Mail
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReports on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorCecile Borkhataria
    URLwww.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5040611/Sea-slugs-attack-prey-just-eaten.html
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleWhen this sea slug eats, it prefers the turducken of the sea
    Media name/outletNew York Times
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/11/17
    DescriptionReport on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorSteph Yin
    URLhttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/01/science/nudibranch-sea-slug-kleptopredation.html
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleSea slugs target full prey, says research
    Media name/outletThe News
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date31/10/17
    DescriptionReports on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorThe News
    URLwww.portsmouth.co.uk/our-region/portsmouth/sea-slugs-target-full-prey-says-research-1-8223458
    PersonsTrevor John Willis
  • TitleThis sea slug makes its prey do half the food catching
    Media name/outletScience News
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date31/10/17
    DescriptionReport on new research by Trevor Willis which is the first time science has described how a marine creature can deliberately use another creature as bait to catch its food by targeting prey which have just eaten.
    Producer/AuthorSusan Milius
    URLhttps://www.sciencenews.org/article/sea-slug-makes-its-prey-do-half-food-catching
    PersonsTrevor John Willis

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