A comparison of methods for quantitative analysis of feeding selection of fishes

@article{Kohler1982ACO,
  title={A comparison of methods for quantitative analysis of feeding selection of fishes},
  author={Christopher C. Kohler and John J. Ney},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={1982},
  volume={7},
  pages={363-368}
}
Predator-prey data were obtained in a study of feeding ecology of land-locked alewife,Alosa pseudoharengus, in Claytor Lake, Virginia, and subjected to two indices of electivity as well as a nonparametric paired-comparisons statistical test. Values obtained from the two indices were often contradictory with each other and the statistical test. Attributes of the statistical procedure render it more appropriate than electivity indices to describe feeding selectivity in fish populations. Results… CONTINUE READING

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