Fish diet of the Antarctic fur seal,Arctocephalus gazella, in summer, at Stranger Point, King George Island, South Shetland Islands

@article{Daneri1996FishDO,
  title={Fish diet of the Antarctic fur seal,Arctocephalus gazella, in summer, at Stranger Point, King George Island, South Shetland Islands},
  author={Gustavo Adolfo Daneri},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={1996},
  volume={16},
  pages={353-355}
}
In February 1992, 34 faecal samples from non-treeding male Antarctic fur seals,Arctocephalus gazella, were collected at Stranger Point, King George Island., South Shetlands. Fish constituted an important part of the diet, occurring in 90% of those scats containing prey remains. From 1162 otoliths found in the faeces. 1086 were identified to at least family level. Myctophids and nototheniids represented together almost 90% of the fish eaten. The dominant species wereGymnoscopelus nicholsi… CONTINUE READING

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