Seasonal and Diel Food Habits of Rainbow Trout Stocked as Juveniles in Lake Washington

@inproceedings{Beauchamp1990SeasonalAD,
  title={Seasonal and Diel Food Habits of Rainbow Trout Stocked as Juveniles in Lake Washington},
  author={David A. Beauchamp},
  year={1990}
}
Abstract I examined food habits of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss in Lake Washington, Washington, for relationships to the spatial and temporal distribution of their prey. Rainbow trout smaller than 250 mm (fork length) ate primarily Daphnia pulicaria during summer and autumn; larger fish were piscivorous throughout the year. Longfin smelt Spirinchus thaleichthys made up the largest fraction of fish prey in the diet of rainbow trout from the nearshore zone during autumn and winter, whereas… CONTINUE READING

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