Trophic relationships among scorpaeniform fishes associated with gas platforms

  title={Trophic relationships among scorpaeniform fishes associated with gas platforms},
  author={L. Castriota and M. Falautano and M. Finoia and P. Consoli and Cristina Ped{\`a} and V. Esposito and P. Battaglia and F. Andaloro},
  journal={Helgoland Marine Research},
Trophic relationships between Scorpaena porcus, S. notata and Chelidonichthys lucerna collected near natural gas platforms were investigated for the first time in central Adriatic Sea from July 2005 to May 2006. Sampling was repeated at control sites on soft bottom where, however, only C. lucerna occurred. All of the three predators showed diet specialization for crustaceans, with high overlap for angular crab Goneplax rhomboides. The widest prey variety, consisting mainly of epibenthic and… Expand

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