A trait-based approach reveals the feeding selectivity of a small endangered Mediterranean fish

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Rodríguez-Lozano, Pablo ; Verkaik, Iraima ; Maceda Veiga, Alberto ; Monroy López, Mario ; Sostoa Fernández, Adolfo de ; Rieradevall i Sant, Maria ; Prat i Fornells, Narcís (2016)
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Journal: volume 6, issue 10, pages 3,299-3,310 (eissn: 2045-7758)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4870214, doi: 10.1002/ece3.2117
  • Subject: Animal nutrition | species extinction | Fish diet | Fishes | Rare animals | Animals en perill d'extinció | intermittent streams | macroinvertebrates | functional traits | Peixos | food webs | Original Research | QL | Nutrició animal

Abstract Functional traits are growing in popularity in modern ecology, but feeding studies remain primarily rooted in a taxonomic‐based perspective. However, consumers do not have any reason to select their prey using a taxonomic criterion, and prey assemblages are var... View more
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