Documentation of Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis (Eastern Hellbender) Predation on Nest-Associate Stream Fishes

@article{Dunn2016DocumentationOC,
  title={Documentation of Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis (Eastern Hellbender) Predation on Nest-Associate Stream Fishes},
  author={Corey G. Dunn},
  journal={Northeastern Naturalist},
  year={2016},
  volume={23},
  pages={N11 - N8}
}
Abstract The covert habits of Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis (Eastern Hellbender) make direct field observations of their behavior difficult. Here I provide the first video documentation of in situ predation by a hellbender on a spawning aggregation of stream fishes. Both targeting fish and diurnal activity are behaviors rarely documented among hellbenders. The present observation, however, supports previously described patterns of elevated diurnal activity in late spring… Expand

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