Food habits of the sandpaper skate, Bathyraja kincaidii (Garman, 1908) off central California: seasonal variation in diet linked to oceanographic conditions

@article{Rinewalt2007FoodHO,
  title={Food habits of the sandpaper skate, Bathyraja kincaidii (Garman, 1908) off central California: seasonal variation in diet linked to oceanographic conditions},
  author={Christopher S. Rinewalt and David Ebert and Gregor M. Cailliet},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2007},
  volume={80},
  pages={147-163}
}
The stomachs of 130 sandpaper skates, Bathyraja kincaidii (Garman, 1908), were sampled from off central California to determine their diet composition. The overall diet was dominated by euphausiids, but shrimps, polychaetes and squids were also important secondary prey. A three-factor MANOVA demonstrated significant differences in the diet by sex, maturity… CONTINUE READING