Effects of zooplankton size and color on fish predation.

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dc.contributor.author Gelb, Brian H. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial UMBS Campus en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Black River en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Kleber Pond en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Douglas Lake en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Lancaster Lake - Munro Twp. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-14T22:07:29Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-14T22:07:29Z
dc.date.issued 1993 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/54435
dc.description.abstract This experimental study was designed to determine whether size, coloration, or a combination of both these factors is more important in zooplankton prey selection by fish. Pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus), were chosen because of the presence of zooplankton in their diets. The zooplankton species chosen were the large Chaoborus flavicans and the smaller Chaoborus punctipennis because of their similar physiognomies, except for size. The differences in color were created with a Rhodamine B stain that colored, but did not kill, the zooplankton. en_US
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dc.subject General Ecology en_US
dc.title Effects of zooplankton size and color on fish predation. en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Natural Resource and Environment en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Science en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum Biological Station, University of Michigan en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
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dc.owningcollname Biological Station, University of Michigan (UMBS)
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