piscivorous


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piscivorous

[pə′siv·ə·rəs]
(zoology)
Feeding on fishes.
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Nevertheless, the most experienced fishermen felt that one species would only negatively affect another fish species through predation, suggesting that (i) the observed changes in the fishery stocks in the Gargalheiras reservoir were not related to the omnivorous tilapia, (ii) but could be related to the presence of other piscivorous species such as tucunare.
Species-specific antipredator capacities and prey refuges: interactions between piscivorous perch (Perca fluviatilis) and juvenile perch and roach (Rutilus rutilus).
2004) found that the magnitude of positive response of piscivorous fishes to protection increased substantially after > 10yrs of protection.
The influence of prey abundance on the feeding ecology of two piscivorous species of coral reef fish.
With predators such as piscivorous birds, which may be able to capture several prey per encounter, dilution benefits may require relatively large group sizes; thus, leaving a group under attack may provide greater safety than staying in the shoal.
Grazing minnows, piscivorous bass and stream algae: dynamics of a strong interaction.
13]C-enriched predators (mostly piscivorous catfish) show a wide range in 5[sup.
latifrons parasite community indicates that the numerous and permanent piscivorous bird population inhabiting the lagoon margins heavily influences this host's parasite community composition.
Prey size-predator size data for piscivorous fishes are used to test the appropriateness of each regression technique.
Of the 19 larval helminths found in adult frogs; two mature in fish, two in amphibians, 10 in reptiles (6 in turtles, 4 in snakes), 4 in piscivorous birds and one in both reptiles (turtles) and amphibians (frogs) (Table 2).