(full paper is archived in the Miller Library)
Title: Resource partitioning among three species of tidepool fishes
Student Author(s): Rupp, Gretchen
Faculty Advisor(s): Wagenbach, Gary
Location: Research Reports Carleton college Biology 212
Date: March 1976
Abstract: The diets and microhabitat associations of three co-occurring species of tidepool fishes were investigated. The species studied were Clinocottus analis, Oligocottus snyderi and Cebidichthys violaceus. Significant differences were found between the tidepool microhabitat associations of the three species. Field and laboratory observations suggested that other requirements than food may be the significant limiting factors for littoral fishes during early spring.