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piscivorous

fisheating; said of birds.
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Consequently, our technique may be appropriate to marine piscivore dietary studies where prey size needs to be determined from partially digested prey hard remains.
Perch and northern pike are the most common piscivores in Swedish lakes where they occur both in sympatry and in allopatry (Svardson 1976, Persson et al.
Powdered Emeraid Piscivore with the appropriate added oil was reconstituted with warm tap water to a density suitable for the hydration status of each patient (ie, severely dehydrated birds were fed a higher percent water) and fed at 100[degrees]F (37.
most species of substrate (including Chlorurus, Scarus corals); all exploited rubroviolaceus) species Humphead An exploited species Bolbometopon muricatum parrotfish Humphead An exploited species Cheilinus undulates wrasse Benthic Fish species that feed Exploited: groupers piscivores primarily on other fishes (Epinephelus spp.
The general decline in the importance of piscivores in terms of numbers and weight could be attributed partly to the disappearance of some piscivorous fishes as well as their restricted distribution due to their preference for riverine conditions which have reduced over time.
During Phase IV, piscivores drop back down to near Phase |I levels, herbivores maintain similar levels of exploitation as seen in Phase III, and the discrepancy is made up for by an increase in omnivores and benthic carnivores.
Mature brown trout now represent some of the largest resident piscivores in the Pigeon River, and their presence not only provides opportunities for anglers to fish for sizeable trout in a local stream, it also augments the trophic diversity of this coolwater system (Karr 1981; Lyons et al.
In turn, Diporeia was fed upon by many fish species, including the commercially important lake whitefish, and forage fish such as alewife, bloater, and sculpin that serve as prey for larger piscivores (salmon, trout) (Scott and Crossman 1973, Wells 1980).
Also each of the sciaenids investigated here represent a feeding mode found in near-shore waters; coastal piscivores (Cynoscion regalis), small crustacean predators (Bairdiella chrysoura), and benthic invertebrate predators (Micropogonias undulatus).
Effects of prey species composition and habitat on foraging of two functionally distinct piscivores.