Diet of the African black oystercatcher Haematopus Moquini on rocky shores: spatial, temporal and sex-related variation

@article{Hockey1984DietOT,
  title={Diet of the African black oystercatcher Haematopus Moquini on rocky shores: spatial, temporal and sex-related variation},
  author={P. Hockey and L. Underhill},
  journal={African Zoology},
  year={1984},
  volume={19},
  pages={1-11}
}
  • P. Hockey, L. Underhill
  • Published 1984
  • Biology
  • African Zoology
  • The diet of the African black oystercatcher Haematopus moquini was investigated throughout the species’ range. Variation in diet is related to time, place and sex of the bird. Correspondence analysis, using simple graphical displays, was chosen as the most appropriate technique for describing regional and local variation. Principal prey species on the west coast are mussels Choromytllus mendlonalis and Aulacomya ater, and limpets Patella granulans and P. argenvillei. The mussel Pema pema… CONTINUE READING
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