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piscivorous

fisheating; said of birds.
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Our results indicated that the introduction of tilapia into poor areas (such as the Brazilian semiarid region) is viewed as beneficial by populations that are economically dependent on fishing, because: (i) tilapia are not piscivorous and do not cause any obvious damage to other fish species; (ii) tilapia quickly come to make substantial contributions to the total fish yield because of their high reproductive efficiency; and (iii) tilapia soon take on great economic importance to the local communities.
Prey refuges affecting interactions between piscivorous perch and juvenile perch and roach.
Predation by juvenile piscivorous bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix): the influence of prey to predator ratio and prey type on predator capture success and prey profitability.
Unlike most West Coast streams however, some tidal streams in Virginia have large piscivorous fish (introduced from Texas, Louisiana, or Mississippi in the 1970s) and these fish clearly incorporate marine material.
Observations within each data set consisted of individual piscivorous fish predators and individual prey and their respective body lengths for a specific predator population.
Bulbulcus ibis, Casmerodius albus (probably other piscivorous birds) Diplostomatidae Neascus sp.
Moreover, the reports of Sebekia infecting the terrestrial coral snake Micrurus alleni (Goldberg and Bursey, 2004) could be explained by their piscivorous diet (Roze, 1996; Cunha and Nascimento, 1978).
Similar patterns have also been observed in other ambush-style piscivorous species.
Functional Morphology of Digestion in the Stomachless, Piscivorous Needlefishes Tylosurus gavialoides and Strongylura leiura ferox (Teleostei: Beloniformes).
Terminal hosts are piscivorous birds, including some ducks, gulls, herons, and cranes (Coyner, 1998).
Predictive equations for reconstructing original prey size from diagnostic bones in marine fishes have been developed in several studies of piscivorous fishes of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean (Scharf et al.
membranaceus suggests a piscivorous habit and seems to negate its polyculture desirability and potentials, although they may have been ingested as part of the bottom deposits due to the ventral position of the mouth and not necessarily suggest a piscivorous habit.