Does algal morphology affect amphipod susceptibility to fish predation ?

  title={Does algal morphology affect amphipod susceptibility to fish predation ?},
  author={M{\'a}ria and Holmlund and Charles H. Peterson and Hay},
This study evaluated the hypothesis that phytal amphipods are less susceptible to predation by fishes when on highly branched, morphologically complex algal hosts than when on seaweeds with a simple bladed morphology. Contrary to this hypothesis, laboratory experiments demonstrated that the amphipod Ampirhoe longimana (Smith) was more susceptible to predation by the pinfish Lagodon rhomboides (L.) when on any of four highly branched seaweeds (Hypnea musciformis (Wulf.) Lamouroux, H . cornuta… CONTINUE READING
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