Feeding and prey capture cycles in the aposymbiontic gorgonian Paramuhcea clavata

@article{Coma1994FeedingAP,
  title={Feeding and prey capture cycles in the aposymbiontic gorgonian Paramuhcea clavata},
  author={Rafael Coma and Josep Maria Gili and Mikel Zabala and Tecla Riera},
  journal={Marine Ecology Progress Series},
  year={1994},
  volume={115},
  pages={257-270}
}
A study of the stomach contents of a population of the Mediterranean gorgoman Paramuricea clavata (hsso, 1826) showed that zooplankton accounted for an important share of the &et. Nauplu, copepod eggs, other invertebrate eggs, and other small (100 to 200 pm) prey items of low motility accounted for 78 % of prey items, though adult calanoid copepods (600 to 700 pm) were also captured. The mean number of prey items per polyp ranged from 1.2 to 3.3. The prey capture rate was highly dependent upon… Expand
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