Food and Feeding Habits Summary Schilbe mystus
 
Main Ref. Whitehead, V., 1969
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 12.30 TL
Sample size Percent empty
Country Ghana Locality Lake Volta, 1967
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Schilbe mystus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
13.18 % nekton finfish bony fish n.a./others fish 4% fish skeleton, 6.6% scales
24.88 % zoobenthos insects insects eggs Povilla 20% Povilla eggs
61.19 % zoobenthos insects insects larvae Diptera 44.2% aquatic insects, 1.6% Diptera pupae
0.75 % zoobenthos worms non-annelids juv./adults Nematoda Nematoda
Entered by Entsuah-Mensa, Mamaa on 07.16.97
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 06.03.03
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