euryphagous

Related to euryphagous: stenophagous

eu·ryph·a·gous

 (yo͝o-rĭf′ə-gəs)
adj.
Feeding on a wide variety of foods.
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This is an agreement with the findings of [1,33], The ability of fish to capitalize on any available food items in the environment (euryphagous) is an important characteristic of culturally fish species.
It is generally thought plethodontid salamanders are opportunist euryphagous predators and prey acquisition is typically only related to prey availability and microhabitat selection (Jaeger.
Members of Araneae are the dominant generalist predators with euryphagous feeding habits in most of the agro-ecosystems which play a basic role in containing phytophagous insect pest populations (Symondson et al., 2002; Nyffeler and Sunderland, 2003).
Hannig, "Salivary amylase--the enzyme of unspecialized euryphagous animals," Archives of Oral Biology, vol.
Unlike many species in the family Coccinellidae, the lady beetle Coleomegilla maculata (DeGeer) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is a generalist predator, described as "perhaps the most euryphagous coccinellid known" (Hodek 1973).
Without discussing possible mechanisms it is evident that HM accumulates from the water into the tissues of ecologically different fish species (roach and Gibel carp refer to freshwater limnophilous benthophagous species, stone loach--freshwater rheophylous benthophagous, perch--freshwater limnophilous euryphagous and rainbow trout--anadromous rheophylous-limnophilous euryphagous) quantitatively diversely and specifically.
The Norway lobster is a euryphagous, nonselectively feeding species that consumes a great variety of crustaceans, fish, and molluscs, either as an active predator or a scavenger (Sarda & Valladares 1990, Mytilineou et al.
Spiders are well known for being euryphagous predators, (i.e., consuming a wide variety of prey), but many have an aversion to ants.
membranaceus is omnivorous or euryphagous and occupy the third link of the food chain by feeding on phytoplankton and plant materials (primary producers); and makes the resultant energy available to predatory species within the water body.
Pacific sardine have been observed to be highly euryphagous, feeding on phytoplankton, copepods, and euphausiids (Hand and Berner, 1959).
They are euryphagous, eating a variety of crustaceans, mainly the hyperiid amphipod Themisto (Parathemisto) libellula, and fish, mainly polar cod, Boreogadus saida, and arctic cod, Arctogadus glacialis (e.g., McLaren, 1958a; Weslawski et al., 1994; Siegstad et al., 1998; Wathne et al., 2000; Holst et al., 2001).