Plankton and Benthos Research
Online ISSN : 1882-627X
Print ISSN : 1880-8247
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Quacks snack on smacks: mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) observed feeding on hydrozoans (Velella velella)
Natasha PhillipsLawrence EaglingChris HarrodNeil ReidValentina CappaneraJonathan Houghton
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2017 Volume 12 Issue 2 Pages 143-144

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This study presents new evidence of the extensive trophic role of gelatinous zooplankton by documenting typically non-marine predators, mallard ducks, feeding on hydrozoans in shallow, coastal environments.

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