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piscivorous

fisheating; said of birds.
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Adult Atlantic Menhaden occur along the coast in summer (Smith, 1999), but YOY Atlantic Menhaden reside in estuaries in summer and are not plentiful in the ocean until October (Able and Fahay, 2010), when they appeared in the diets of the piscivores examined in our study.
argus constituted more than half of the guild of large piscivores in Kona by numerical abundance, and more than 80% of this guild by biomass.
High primary production can increase waterbird abundance by supporting more macrophyte and macroinvertebrate food resources (Lodge 1996, Weller 1999) as well as increasing the abundance of birds that forage at higher trophic levels like raptors, wading birds, and diving piscivores.
Further, tissue mercury levels in fishes classified as herbivorous were generally lower than levels in insectivores or piscivores.
We classified these species into five trophic guilds (Table 1): detritivores; omnivores; insectivores; herbivores; piscivores.
We distinguished 13 foraging guilds: scavengers, arboreal frugivores, granivores, bark-gleaning insectivores, foliage gleaning insectivores, arboreal insectivores/frugivores, terrestrial insectivores, sallying/sweeping insectivores, nectarivores/insectivores, omnivores, aquatics, piscivores, and raptors.
Correspondence of the three main feeding strategies proposed in this paper to the mammalian feeding categories described by Eisenberg (1981) This paper Eisenberg, 1981 Animalivores Piscivores and Squid-Eaters, Carnivores, Crustacivores and Clam-Eaters, Myrmecophages, Insectivores, Planktonivores, Sanguivores Frugivores Frugivores/Omnivores, Frugivores/Granivores, Frugivores/Herbivores, Nectarivores, Gumivores Herbivores Herbivores/Browsers, Herbivores/Grazers Table 5.
This region has received, in the past few years, a great number of introduced species, among them amazonic piscivores, which have been very successful in establishing themselves in the region (Agostinho et al.
Specialized piscivores such as pikeperch switch from zooplankton to a fish diet at an early stage and their year-class strength of 0+ cohorts is positively related to early onset of piscivory (Persson & Bronmark, 2002).
Six waterbird groups dominated the avifauna: 15 species (34%) of waterfowl (Anatidae) of diverse feeding techniques and foods; five diving piscivores (11%) of water columns; one diving herbivore (0.
The proportion of piscivores increased in the Passaic and Delaware River Basins, but decreased in the Raritan River Basin (Table 1).