Food Habits Of Adult Striped Bass From Keystone Reservoir And Its Tailwaters

During 1974, 1975 and 1976, stomachs of 467 adult striped bass (Morone saxatilis) from Keystone Reservoir and its tailwaters were collected and examined for content. Gizzard shad (f)orosol11a cepedianum) was the most abundant food item found in striped bass stomachs. The relationship between the length of striped bass and the length of gizzard shad consumed was not significant (.05%). Seasonal and habitat variations in the diet were not significant (.05%).

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