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Angler-caught piscivore diets reflect fish community changes in Lake Huron

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Edward F. Roseman, Jeff Schaeffer, Ethan Bright, and David G. Fielder, 2014, Angler-caught piscivore diets reflect fish community changes in Lake Huron: Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, v. 143, iss. 6.

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Examination of angler-caught piscivore stomachs revealed that Lake Trout Salvelinus namaycush, Chinook Salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, and Walleyes Sander vitreus altered theirdiets in response to unprecedented declines in Lake Huron's main-basin prey fish community.Diets varied by predator species, season, and location but were nearly always dominated numerically by some combination of Alewife Alosa pseudoharengus, Rainbow Smelt Osmerus mordax, Emerald Shiner Notropis atherinoides, Round Goby Neogobius melanostomus, or terrestrial insects. Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (steelhead), Coho Salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch, and Atlantic Salmon Salmo salar had varied diets that reflected higher contributions of insects. Compared with an [...]

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local-index unknown 70133955
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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1080/00028487.2014.945659
series unknown Transactions of the American Fisheries Society

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