Abundance Information for Schilbe mystus
Main Ref.
Country Zambia Ecosystem Kariba
Locality Lake Kariba Chikanka Island Depth
Introduced Year Intro.
Life Stage not specified unsexed
Quantitative 0.47 Unit kg/hectare
Semi Quantitative <100 Unit kg/hectare
Qualitative rare
Year 1968 - 1968 Period 1950-1974
Date 21/06/68 - 21/06/68 Record Type field sample
Record Type field sample
Seasonal not specified Method random sampling
Remarks Main average area of Lake Kariba inhabited by fish in 1968 and 1969 was 33,422 ha, corresponding to the 0-20 m depth area at a normal water level of 485 m, representing 6.2% of the total lake surface (5,364 km2). Three sided blocking nets (8 mm mesh size) were utilized and set at different hours of the day to avoid fencing off the the highest evening concentration each time. Combined as Eutropius depressirostris 0.32 kg/hectare and Schilbe mystus 0.15 kg/hectare.
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Casal, Christine Marie V.
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