piscivorous


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piscivorous

fisheating; said of birds.
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Abundance and distribution of pelagic piscivorous fishes in the Columbia River plume during spring/early summer 1998-2003: relationship to oceanographic conditions, forage fishes, and juvenile salmonids.
This may result in sluggish movement of the fish, which then becomes readily available for consumption by their piscivorous predators.
We found two endemic species in the Tilostoc River (Balsas Basin), Ictalurus balsanus, the only piscivorous species present, and Ilyodon whitei, the only herbivore.
17) Methylmercury also affects the health of fish stocks themselves, threatening an essential food supply for millions of people and other piscivorous animals.
Once salmonids reach a size of about 27-300 mm, they tend to become piscivorous regardless of habitat type, and a piscivorous or even cannibalistic diet may be necessary to maintain growth beyond this size (Bannon and Ringler 1986; Huryn 1996; Keeley and Grant 2001).
In a large paper on the food habits of West Indian reef fishes, Randall (1967) reported that no soapfishes of the genus Rypticus were found in the stomachs of piscivorous fishes.
Sabalo and pacu are herbivorous fishes, pintado is a piscivorous fish, and palometa is a carnivorous fish.