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Diet studies of seabirds: a review and recommendations
Barrett, R.T.; Camphuysen, K.C.J.; Anker-Nilssen, T.; Chardine, J.W.; Furness, R.W.; Garthe, S.; Hüppop, O.; Leopold, M.F.; Montevecchi, W.A.; Veit, R.R. (2007). Diet studies of seabirds: a review and recommendations. ICES J. Mar. Sci./J. Cons. int. Explor. Mer 64(9): 1675-1691. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsm152
In: ICES Journal of Marine Science. Academic Press: London. ISSN 1054-3139; e-ISSN 1095-9289, more
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Keywords
    Aquatic organisms > Heterotrophic organisms > Predators
    Aquatic organisms > Marine organisms > Aquatic birds > Marine birds
    Collections > Data collections
    Diets
    Feeding
    Food webs
    Marine
Author keywords
    foodwebs; large predators; oceanographic comparisons; seabird dietsampling

Authors  Top 
  • Barrett, R.T.
  • Camphuysen, K.C.J., more
  • Anker-Nilssen, T.
  • Chardine, J.W.
  • Furness, R.W.
  • Garthe, S.
  • Hüppop, O.
  • Leopold, M.F., more
  • Montevecchi, W.A.
  • Veit, R.R.

Abstract
    We review the different methods that are used to collect dietary data from marine birds. We consider their limitations and practicalities and emphasize critical data gaps in our knowledge of the feeding ecology of seabirds (na mely diets outside breeding seasons). To enhance comparability of findings among studies, species, and oceanographic regions, we make recommendations on standards for the reporting of results in the literature.

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