Journal Article

Predation on a cave fish by the freshwater crab Avotrichodactylus bidens (Bott, 1969) (Brachyura, Trichodactylidae) in a Mexican sulfur cave

Klaus, S and Plath, M

Record Number:
2444
Year:
2011
Journal:
Crustaceana
Pages:
411-418
Volume:
84
Abstract:
Using prey-choice experiments, we demonstrate that the freshwater crab Avotrichodactylus bidens (Bott, 1969) preys on cave-dwelling fish (Poecilia mexicana Steindachner, 1863) in a sulfidic southern Mexican cave, the Cueva del Azufre, and thus may be one of the top predators in this subterranean ecosystem.
Times Cited:
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