December 2018 cover

Predators, such a brown bears, often rely on intercepting prey species, like Pacific salmon, during their annual migrations. This coupling of movements between migratory prey and resident predators may vary widely among taxa and ecosystems, with ecological consequences across whole communities. Image: Jonathan Armstrong, Oregon State University. Cover Design: Bethany Vukomanovic.

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Furey, N. B. et al. Migratory coupling between predators and prey. Nat. Ecol. Evol. 2, 1846-1853 (2018).

Patrick Goymer

Chief Editor, Nature Ecology & Evolution

Patrick joined Nature Publishing Group in 2005 as an Assistant Editor at Nature Reviews Genetics and Nature Reviews Cancer. In 2008 he moved to Nature, where he served as Senior Editor covering ecology and evolution, before becoming Chief Editor of Nature Ecology & Evolution in 2016. He has handled primary manuscripts and review articles across the entire breadth of ecology and evolution, as well as advising and writing for other sections of Nature. Patrick has a degree in genetics from the University of Cambridge, did his DPhil in experimental evolution at the University of Oxford, and did postdoctoral work on evolutionary and ecological genetics at University College London in association with Imperial College London at Silwood Park.