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Animal Migration

"Animal Migration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Animal Migration" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Animal Migration" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2010 and 2012 and 2014
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