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piscivorous

[pə′siv·ə·rəs]
(zoology)
Feeding on fishes.
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Both fish communities were simple but quite different--Marsh Lake contained no top-level piscivores while Pelican Lake did.
Although direct predation on Weakfish by the 4 piscivores investigated was high at different times during our study, large numbers of Weakfish were also collected in our surveys, indicating high availability of this prey type.
Fish community responses to the establishment of a piscivore, northern pike (Esox lucius), in a Nebraska Sandhill lake.
In addition, relative importance in terms of biomass (%M) was determined for large (mean body M >50 g) piscivores.
In addition to waterfowl, the STAs had higher abundances of diving piscivores and secretive marsh birds compared to the other land types.
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.
Volunteers also feed the fish, sharks and anemones by squirting a "krill shake" at them from a mustard bottle or, in the case of piscivores (fish eaters,) by handing out chunks of food.
Carnivores eat flesh and meat; piscivores eat fish; herbivores consume plants and vegetables; verbivores devour words.
As well as being sought by anglers (USFWS 2002), sunfishes are an important food source for piscivores such as largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) (Lewis et al.
Unlike its closest relatives that lived as specialized piscivores in marine habitats, the Sarcosuchus imperator thrived in fluvial environments.
Insectivores had highest mean mercury burdens upstream and downstream, but piscivores had the highest burden at the impact site.
Comparative energetics and the development of bioenergetics models for sympatric estuarine piscivores.