Diet of fish populations in posidonia oceanica meadows off the Island of Ischia (Gulf of Naples, Italy):

  title={Diet of fish populations in posidonia oceanica meadows off the Island of Ischia (Gulf of Naples, Italy):},
  author={Valerio Zupo and Dorothea St{\"u}bing},
  journal={Natural Science},
The gut contents of fish in three Posidonia oceanica meadows off the island of Ischia (Bay of Naples, Italy) were investigated. A total of 926 individual fish belonging to 28 species was sampled by bottom trawl in the leaf canopy. Labridae, Pomacentridae, Scorpaenidae, and Serranidae were the best represented families (41%, 38%, 8% and 6% of the total number of individuals, respectively). Of the 94 taxa detected in the gut contents, 42 were identified to the species level. The most common food… Expand

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