Academic Journals Database
Disseminating quality controlled scientific knowledge

Feeding ecology of black scorpionfish (Scorpaena porcus Linnaeus, 1758) from the Romanian Black Sea (Agigea – Eforie Nord area)

ADD TO MY LIST
 
Author(s): Irina Roşca | Oana Mihaela Arteni

Journal: Animal Biology & Animal Husbandry
ISSN 2066-7612

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 39;
Date: 2010;
VIEW PDF   PDF DOWNLOAD PDF   Download PDF Original page

Keywords: black scorpionfish | feeding ecology | benthos | Black Sea

ABSTRACT
The present study investigates the variations in the feeding ecology of the black scorpionfish(Scorpaena porcus). The index of relative importance indicated opportunistic feeding on macrobenthic fauna.The fish fed mainly on bivalves, fishes, amphipods and isopods. There were differences in diet compositionduring the years, seasons and sexes. Scorpaena porcus exhibited a generalistic feeding strategy with arelative broad niche width.
Save time & money - Smart Internet Solutions     

Tango Jona
Tangokurs Rapperswil-Jona