Contributions to Zoology, 70 (2) (2001)

The effect of macrophytic cover on survival of Palaemonetes pugio and P. vulgaris (grass shrimp) in the presence of predatory Fundulus heteroclitus (killifish)

Henry C. Merchant , Ritindra N. Khan , Robert E. Knowlton

corresponding author: Department of Biological Sciences, The George Washington University Washington, D.C. 20052, U.S.A hmerchnt@gwu.edu

Department of Biological Sciences, The George Washington University Washington, D.C. 20052, U.S.A

Department of Biology, Armstrong Atlantic State University 11935 Abercorn St., Savannah, GA. 31419, U.S.A

Keywords: Palaemonetes, , predation, macrophytic cover, survivorship