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Synonyms for prey

quarry

prey on something or someone: hunt

prey on something or someone: worry

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one that is made to suffer injury, loss, or death

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a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

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animal hunted or caught for food

profit from in an exploitatory manner

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prey on or hunt for

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Feeding and growth rates of Polinices duplicatus preying on Mya arenaria at Barnstable Harbour, Massachusetts.
notata preying on neonate nymphs exhibited a type III functional response, indicating that the predator can have a significant impact on this particular life stage.
In summary, small nemerteans required more time and effort than larger nemerteans when preying upon S.
Prey classification by Portia fimbriata, a salticid spider that specializes at preying on other salticids: species that elicit cryptic stalking.
Most nurseries carry the most commonly employed beneficials - ladybugs, lacewings, preying mantids and decollate snails - in small containers.