Cyclical patterns of food intake in the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris under controlled conditions.

M. J. Longval, R. M. Warner, S. H. Gruber

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Spectral analysis of intake data revealed a tendency toward 4-day cycles in amount eaten. The 4-day cycle probably reflects an internally mediated biological rhythm. Appetite thus varies over time and satiation certainly operates in the behavior of lemon sharks. -from Sport Fishery Abstracts

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-33
Number of pages9
JournalFlorida Scientist
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981


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  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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