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Title:Supplemental data on the diet of the longnose dace Rhinichthys cataractae (Valenciennes) in Illinois
Author(s):Taylor, Christopher A.; Tiemann, Jeremy S.
Subject(s):stable isotopes
Driftless Area
diet
IDNR Wildlife Preservation Fund
Abstract:The longnose dace Rhinichthys cataractae (Valenciennes) is a small, elongated, slightly dorsoventrally compressed minnow that possesses the widest distribution of any North American cyprinid. We repeated sampling methods used at three sites by a previous study to support or refute those previous data that suggest that longnose dace may also be herbivorous. Our stable isotope analysis results reported here show the diet of R. cataractae to be highly variable and that plant matter or primary producers in stream ecosystems may be consumed by the species.
Issue Date:2012-04-02
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Series/Report:Technical Report
Technical Report INHS 2012 (13)
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/46005
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Sponsor:IDNR Wildlife Preservation Fund
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois Natural History Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois Natural History Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-11-14
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