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    Author(s): J.J. Piccolo; N.F. Hughes; M.D. Bryant
    Date: 2007
    Source: Ecology of Freshwater Fish 2007: 16: 432---441
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    We used three-dimensional video analysis of feeding experiments to determine the effects of water depth on prey detection and capture by drift-feeding juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) and steelhead (0. mykiss irideus). Depth treatments were 0.15, 0.30, 0.45 and 0.60 m. Mean prey capture probabilities for both species were constant across all treatments (coho = 0.51, steelhead = 0.39), and did not differ significantly between species.

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    Piccolo, J.J.; Hughes, N.F.; Bryant, M.D. 2007. The effects of water depth on prey detection and capture by juvenile coho salmon and steelhead. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 2007: 16: 432---441

    Keywords

    coho, foraging, segregation, steelhead, water depth

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