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Abstract

Seed consumption by small fish follows peak seed availability in a tropical dry forest river.

Abstract

We evaluated seed consumption by fish in an altered tropical dry forest river in Mexico. Non-natives fishes more than natives ingested significantly more seeds in the rainy season. Fishes follow the peak of seed availability after a flood pulse released them from the soil seed banks.