Allometry of diet selectivity in juvenile Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar ) 1

@inproceedings{Keeley1997AllometryOD,
  title={Allometry of diet selectivity in juvenile Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar ) 1},
  author={Ernest R Keeley and James W A Grant},
  year={1997}
}
Juvenile salmonids in streams typically feed on larger invertebrates than the average size available in the drift. Our objective was to describe the allometry of this size-selective foraging in juvenile Atlantic salmon, Salmo salarof Catamaran Brook, New Brunswick. We compared paired samples of the stomach contents of 46 salmon (age 0 + to 2+; fork length 2.9–14.5 cm) with drift samples collected from their feeding territories. Juvenile salmon fed opportunistically on all major types of… CONTINUE READING
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