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Animal Migration MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Animal Migration
Tree Number(s)
F01.145.113.069.500
Unique ID
D025041
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D025041
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Migration, Animal
Previous Indexing
Behavior, Animal (1966-2001)
See Also
Homing Behavior
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Animal Migration Preferred
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