Simulation model of the planktivorous feeding of arctic grayling: laboratory and field verification

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TitleSimulation model of the planktivorous feeding of arctic grayling: laboratory and field verification
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsO'Brien, WJohn, Evans, BI
JournalHydrobiologia
Volume240
Pagination235-246
Accession NumberARC77
KeywordsARC
Abstract

Interest in the feeding of planktivorous fish began in earnest with the awareness that their feeding could structure the body size and species composition of zooplankton communities (Hrbacek, 1962; Brooks & Dodson, 1965). There have been numerous studies subsequent to this work further demonstrating this capability (O’Brien, 1987; Paloheimo & Fulthorpe, 1987; Skoptsov & Kruppenikova, 1983; Spencer & King, 1984). Virtually all of these studies confirm that planktivorous fish focus their feeding on the larger prey present but the mechanism(s) involved in this size selective feeding is less clear (Eggers, 1977; Wright & O’Brien, 1984).

DOI10.1007/BF00013465
Short TitleSimulation model of the planktivorous feeding of arctic grayling: laboratory and field verification