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Stomach emptiness in fishes: Sources of variation and study design implications

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Stomach emptiness in fishes: Sources of variation and study design implications; 2011; Article; Journal; Reviews in Fisheries Science; Vinson, M. R.; Angradi, T. R.

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This study summarizes fish stomach content data from 369,000 fish from 402 species in 1,096 collections and reports on the percentage of individuals with empty stomachs. The mean percentage of individuals with empty stomachs among all species, locations, habitats, seasons, regions, and collection methods was 26.4%. Mean percentage of individuals with empty stomachs varied significantly among fish collection gear types, taxonomic orders, trophic groups, feeding behaviors, and habitats, and with species length at maturity. Most of the variation in percentage of individuals with empty stomachs was explained by species length at maturity, fish collection gear type, and two autecological factors: trophic group (piscivore percentage of individuals [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1080/10641262.2010.536856
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