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The Problems of Avian Predators on Fish Farms: Scaup on Baitfish (Golden Shiner) Farms
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2019-07-08)
During winter Lesser and Greater Scaup sometimes feed on Golden Shiners, a baitfish, grown on fish farms, with an average loss of 25% of the fish crop.
Cormorant predation of commercial catfish aquaculture in the Mississippi Delta
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2020)
Cormorants are efficient fish eating birds that will eat about one pound of fish per day. In the Delta, commercially produced catfish make up and average of 33% of a cormorant's diet.