Functional Feeding Groups: Predators

Probably the most notable aquatic predators are the fish; however, many aquatic insects are also predators. Aquatic insect predators consume their prey in one of two primary ways, by either engulfing or piercing. Engulfing predators use their large jaws to capture and engulf their prey, often eating the prey organism nearly whole. Dragonfly and damselfly […]

The MSP project is funded by an ESEA, Title II Part B Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant through the Montana Office of Public Instruction. MSP was developed by the Clark Fork Watershed Education Program and faculty from Montana Tech of The University of Montana and Montana State University, with support from other Montana University System Faculty.