Though an adult pelican requires as much as 4 lbs of fish a day, they have been shown to not compete with commercial or sport fisherman, as they don't eat the same "quality" of fish as humans do.
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Street, R. 1999. "Pelecanus occidentalis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed February 13, 2011 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Pelecanus_occidentalis.html.
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