ichthyophagous


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ichthyophagous

[‚ik·thē′äf·ə·gəs]
(zoology)
Subsisting on a diet of fish.
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The intention is to provide a visual reference which may serve as basis for studies of stomach contents of ichthyophagous species.
sierra is an opportunistic ichthyophagous predator in the coastal epipelagic zone, which has an impact on species that form dense schools (Anchoa and Eucinostomus species).
One depends upon the detritus (Group I); the second is mainly ichthyophagous and group omnivorous (Fig.
In the past, top predators used to be large sized (> 170 mm SL) ichthyophagous fish (Garcia de Leon & Perez-Velazco, 1996) and now they are smaller in size (<120 mm SL) planktivorous fish (Chirostoma spp.
These predatory, ichthyophagous fish, the largest Neotropical characiforms, are one of the main targets of professional and amateur fishing in South America (LIMA et al.