High rate of prey consumption in a small predatory fish on coral reefs

@article{Feeney2012HighRO,
  title={High rate of prey consumption in a small predatory fish on coral reefs},
  author={William E. Feeney and Oona M L{\"o}nnstedt and Yoland J. Bosiger and James Martin and Geoffrey P. Jones and Rebecca J. Rowe and Mark I McCormick},
  journal={Coral Reefs},
  year={2012},
  volume={31},
  pages={909-918}
}
Small piscivores are regarded as important regulators of the composition of coral reef fish communities, but few studies have investigated their predatory ecology or impact on assemblages of juvenile fishes. This study investigated the foraging ecology of a common coral reef predator, the dottyback Pseudochromis fuscus, using underwater focal animal observations. Observations were conducted at two times of year: the summer, when recruit fishes were an available food item and winter, when… CONTINUE READING
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