Reciprocal Intraguild Predation between Alligator mississippiensis (American Alligator) and Elasmobranchii in the Southeastern United States

@article{Nifong2017ReciprocalIP,
  title={Reciprocal Intraguild Predation between Alligator mississippiensis (American Alligator) and Elasmobranchii in the Southeastern United States},
  author={J. Nifong and R. Lowers},
  journal={Southeastern Naturalist},
  year={2017},
  volume={16},
  pages={383 - 396}
}
  • J. Nifong, R. Lowers
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • Southeastern Naturalist
  • Abstract The food habits and predatory interactions of Alligator mississippiensis (American Alligator) have been thoroughly studied within populations inhabiting inland freshwater ecosystems; however, it is increasingly evident that coastal populations habitually forage in estuarine and nearshore marine ecosystems inhabited by other top predators. While few studies have been performed, data reported thus far from marine-foraging populations indicate individuals chiefly consume small-bodied… CONTINUE READING
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