Food and feeding ecology of postlarval and juvenile Pleuragramma antarcticum (Pisces; Notothenioidei) in the seasonal pack ice zone off the Antarctic peninsula

@article{Kellermann2004FoodAF,
  title={Food and feeding ecology of postlarval and juvenile Pleuragramma antarcticum (Pisces; Notothenioidei) in the seasonal pack ice zone off the Antarctic peninsula},
  author={Adolf K. Kellermann},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={7},
  pages={307-315}
}
Stomach contents of 275 postlarval and 269 one year old juvenile Pleuragramma antarcticum caught in February 1982, March 1981 and November 1977 in the Bransfield Strait and adjacent waters were investigated. Juveniles in November 1977 fed mainly on calanoid copepods and Oithona spp. The principal food of postlarvae in February 1982 were Oncaea spp., eggs of calanoid copepods and tintinnids whereas the staple food of juveniles in February 1982 consisted of calanoid copepods of which copepodites… CONTINUE READING

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