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Notes on the diet of Pterogymnus laniarius (Cuvier) (Pisces:Sparidae)


Clarke, JR and Buxton, CD, Notes on the diet of Pterogymnus laniarius (Cuvier) (Pisces:Sparidae), South African Journal of Zoology, 20, (2) pp. 68-71. ISSN 0254-1858 (1985) [Refereed Article]

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Stomach contents of fish taken between Massel Bay and Algoa Bay were analysed. Prey associated with both hard and soft substrates were present in the diet although the latter were more important. The mouth structure is shown to be well adapted to feeding over soft substrates.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Fisheries sciences
Research Field:Fisheries sciences not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
UTAS Author:Buxton, CD (Professor Colin Buxton)
ID Code:49219
Year Published:1985
Web of Science® Times Cited:4
Deposited By:TAFI - Marine Research Laboratory
Deposited On:2007-08-01
Last Modified:2011-11-28
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