Title

Food habits and feeding behavior of the fountain darter, Etheostoma fonticola (Osteichthyes: Percidae).

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Southwestern Association of Naturalists

Publication Date

February 1977

Abstract

Food habits and feeding behavior of the endangered fountain darter, Etheostoma fonticola was studied in the San Marcos River, Texas. This species was found to be selective in how and what it eats. The food habits varied with seasons and size of fish and the species fed primarily during daylight.

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The Southwestern Naturalist, Vol. 21, no. 4 (1977-02-10).

Keywords

Freshwater Fishes, Foods, Lakes, Seasons, Habitual Behavior, Stomach, Feeding Habits, Insect Larvae

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Freshwater Fishes; Foods; Lakes; Seasons; Habitual Behavior; Stomach; Feeding Habits; Insect Larvae

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SFS0069758_00001

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