Food Habits and Dietary Overlap of Newly Settled Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) and Atlantic Croaker (Micropogonias undulatus) from Texas Seagrass Meadows

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Food habits and dietary overlap of newly settled larval and juvenile red drum and Atlantic croaker were examined during the period when the two species co-occur in seagrass nurseries. A total of 274 red drum (4.00 19.99 mm SL) and 205 Atlantic croaker (8.00 17.99 mm SL) were used for this analysis. Of the red drum stomachs examined, 8.4% were empty while 28… (More)

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@inproceedings{Meadows2015FoodHA, title={Food Habits and Dietary Overlap of Newly Settled Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) and Atlantic Croaker (Micropogonias undulatus) from Texas Seagrass Meadows}, author={Seagrass Meadows and Marcelo A. Soto and G. Joan Holt and Scott A. Holt and Jay R. Rooker and Manuel Ignacio San Andres and Joan Holtt and Jay RookerZ}, year={2015} }