Diel feeding chronologies in two Sonoran Desert stream fishes, Agosia chrysogaster ( Cyprinidae) and Pantosteus clarki ( Catostomidae).

S. G. Fisher, D. E. Busch, N. B. Grimm

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Abstract

Pantosteus clarki consumes benthic diatoms and small amount of detritus while A. chrysogaster feeds on filamentous green algae, benthic and epiphytic diatoms, and detritus. A. chrysogaster is a diurnal feeder; P. clarki feeds both day and night, with crepuscular peaks.-from Sport Fishery Abstracts

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-36
Number of pages6
JournalSouthwestern Naturalist
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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