Food and Feeding Habits Summary Schilbe mystus
 
Main Ref. Whitehead, V., 1969
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 12.30 TL
Sample size 67 Percent empty
Country Ghana Locality Volta Lake.
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
12.19 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults fish 11.8% partly digested fish flesh
87.71 % zoobenthos insects insects nymphs Povilla 84% Povilla nymphs, 2.1% Diptera, terrestrial insects
0.10 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Conchostraca 0.1% Conchostraca
Entered by Entsuah-Mensa, Mamaa on 06.02.92
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 06.03.03
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