Limnetic Stickleback

Data Sheet 2

Results of feeding experiments

(Schluter, personal communication in McPhail, 1993)

  Benthic: F2 Hybrid: Limnetic:
Relative success rate in benthic feeding experiments (benthic success = 1.00) 1.00 0.28 0.17
Relative success rate in limnetic feeding experiments (limnetic success = 1.00) 0.40 0.90 1.00

Note:   Enclosures containing fish were suspended in open water (limnetic feeding experiments) and placed on the lake bottom (benthic feeding experiments).

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