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Adelomelon ancilla: a predator neogastropod in Patagonian benthic communities
(Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, 2009-12)
Adelomelon ancilla, a volutid commonly found in shallow waters of northern Patagonia, is a top predator in the benthic communities of this region. This species presents an anemone epibiosis (Antholoba achates) that may ...
Infiltrated plaques resulting from an injury caused by the common octopus (Octopus vulgaris): a case report
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2014-10-24)
Several species of octopus are considered venomous due to toxins present in the glands connected to their "beak", which may be associated with hunt and kill of prey. Herein, we report an accident involving a common octopus ...
Ultra-structure and histochemistry of digestive cells of Podisus nigrispinus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) fed with prey reared on bt-cotton
(Pergamon-Elsevier B.V. Ltd, 2014)
Changes in mouth morphometries as related to the diet of Thyrsites atun (Euphrasen, 1791) from south-central Chile Cambios en la morfometría bucal y su relación con la dieta de Thyrsites atun (Euphrasen, 1791) en el centro-sur de Chile
In several species of carnivorous fishes, as they grow, body size and that of the mouth are related positively with prey size, however, the number and biomass of preys consumed by the fish don't present such a clear pattern. ...
Postprandial thermogenesis in Bothrops moojeni (Serpentes: Viperidae)
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Centro de Estudos de Venenos e Animais Peçonhentos (CEVAP), 2014)
Taphonomic analysis of small mammal bone remains preyed upon by wildcats (Carnivora: Felidae) from the central Monte Desert (Mendoza, Argentina)
(Wiley Blackwell Publishing, Inc, 2016-12)
The present study analysed the taphonomic characteristics of small mammal bone accumulations produced bysmall felids in an area from the central Monte Desert (Mendoza, Argentina). In order to provide criteria to identifythe ...
Embryonic and larval development and fatty-acid profile of Epinephelus marginatus spawned in captivity: tools applied to captive rearing
Development, ontogeny of the digestive system and the fatty-acid (FA) profile, were analysed during development of Epinephelus marginatus. Larvae were analysed 7 and 17days post fertilization (dpf) to evaluate fatty-acid ...
Intestinal Disaccharidases and Aminopeptidase-N in two species of Cinclodes (Passerine: Furnaridae
(Sociedad de Biología de Chile, 2000)
Energética alimentar em Rã-manteiga, Leptodactylus latrans (Anura, Leptodactylidae)
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp), 2016-10-31)
O tamanho do alimento e a temperatura corpórea são dois fatores que reconhecidamente influenciam a resposta metabólica pós-prandial dos vertebrados ectotérmicos. Leptodactylus latrans é uma espécie generalista que consome ...