The regurgitation of stomach contents in trawl caught whiting, evidence of a predator size effect
Staniland, I.J.; Hart, P.J.B.; Bromley, P.J.. 2001 The regurgitation of stomach contents in trawl caught whiting, evidence of a predator size effect. Journal of Fish Biology, 59 (5). 1430-1432. 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2001.tb00207.xFull text not available from this repository.
The rate of regurgitation of food from the stomachs of trawl caught whiting Merlangius merlangus was negatively correlated with fish size. Increased musculature of the oesophageal sphincter in larger fish may enable them to resist the forced expulsion of their stomach contents to a greater extent.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1111/j.1095-8649.2001.tb00207.x|
|Programmes:||BAS Programmes > Other|
|Additional Keywords:||Merlangius merlangus, whiting, regurgitation, size effects|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Marine Sciences
Ecology and Environment
|Date made live:||02 Mar 2009 16:13|
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