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dc.contributor Ivey, Christopher T.
dc.contributor.advisor Banet, Amanda I.
dc.contributor.author Stompe, Dylan K.
dc.contributor.other Hatfield, Colleen A.
dc.contributor.other Roualdes, Edward A.
dc.contributor.other Roberts, Jason D.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-03T21:40:34Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-03T21:40:34Z
dc.date.issued 2019-07-03
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/211344
dc.description.abstract This study examined the diets of two predatory fish species, the native Sacramento Pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus grandis) and the introduced Striped Bass (Morone saxitilis), within the Sacramento River, CA, USA. Sampling occurred between March and December 2017 and was comprised of two primary components. The northern survey component was done via hook and line sampling, on a 35 kilometer reach near Chico, CA, and the southern survey component was done via seven fyke traps located near Sacramento, CA. Stomach contents were collected via non-lethal gastric lavage and were later processed using visual, gravimetric, and genetic techniques. Relative abundance of Sacramento Pikeminnow was significantly higher at man-made structure sites and Striped Bass relative abundance was positively correlated with water temperature. Diets of Sacramento Pikeminnow and Striped Bass captured near Chico, CA were not different, and Striped Bass captured near Chico, CA had significantly different diets to those captured near Sacramento, CA as determined by PERMANOVA analysis. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CSU, Chico en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject PERMANOVA analysis en_US
dc.subject Predatory fish en_US
dc.subject Fish diets en_US
dc.title Habitat-specific diet analysis of Sacramento Pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus grandis) and striped bass (Morone saxatilis) in the Sacramento River en_US
dc.type Thesis en
dc.college Natural Sciences en_US
dc.program Biological Sciences en_US
dc.degree MS en_US


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