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Consumption of plant material by perch (Perca fluviatilis)

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    0461371 - UBO-W 2017 RIV CZ eng J - Journal Article
    Zapletal, T. - Adámek, Zdeněk - Jurajda, Pavel - Roche, Kevin Francis - Všetičková, Lucie - Mareš, J.
    Consumption of plant material by perch (Perca fluviatilis).
    Folia zoologica. Roč. 65, č. 2 (2016), s. 95-97. ISSN 0139-7893
    R&D Projects: GA ČR GBP505/12/G112
    Institutional support: RVO:68081766
    Keywords : dietary preference * diet breadth * biomanipulation * accidental feeding
    Subject RIV: EH - Ecology, Behaviour
    Impact factor: 0.739, year: 2016

    While removing fish during reservoir biomanipulation, it was noted that the diet of normally piscivorous 5+ to 7+ perch was dominated by macrophyte fragments, with fish eggs sub-dominant. To the best of our knowledge, macrophytes have not previously been reported as a food item in perch. Here, we briefly discuss this finding and its significance for perch diet studies.
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