Diet of Neotropic cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) in an estuarine environment

@article{Barquete2008DietON,
  title={Diet of Neotropic cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) in an estuarine environment},
  author={V. Barquete and L. Bugoni and C. M. Vooren},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={153},
  pages={431-443}
}
The diet of the Neotropic cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) was studied by analysing 289 regurgitated pellets collected from a roosting site at Lagoa dos Patos estuary, southern Brazil, between November 2001 and October 2002 (except April to June). In total, 5,584 remains of prey items from 20 food types were found. Fish composed the bulk of the diet representing 99.9% by mass and 99.7% by number. The main food items were White croaker (Micropogonias furnieri) (73.7% by frequency of… Expand

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