An Empirical Model of Gastric Evacuation Rates for Fish and an Analysis of Digestion in Piscivorous Brown Trout

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He, E.; Wurtsbaugh, Wayne A.; (1993)
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  • Subject: gastric evacuation rates | fish | empirical model | effects | temperature | prey size | analysis | digestion | piscivorous brown trout | Aquaculture and Fisheries | Environmental Sciences | Water Resource Management

The gastric evacuation rates of brown trout Salmo trutta (0.9–1.6 kg) feeding on fingerling rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (3.5–7.6 g) were measured in the laboratory at five temperatures (4.5, 9.0, 14.0, 19.0, and 22.5°C). Instantaneous gut evacuation rates (Re) inc... View more
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