Role of the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris (Poey) as a predator in the tropical marine environment: a multidisciplinary study.

S. H. Gruber

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Abstract

Recent research has provided data on activity rates, movements, home ranges, diel periods, food intake, digestion, growth, resting and routine metabolism. An adult lemon shark must remove nearly 1500g of fish daily (1.6 X 106 calories) to account for its vital activities. -from Sport Fishery Abstracts

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)46-75
Number of pages30
JournalFlorida Scientist
Volume45
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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