Food items reported for Oreochromis mossambicus
n = 162
Food I Food II Food III Food name Country Predator Stage
detritus detritus debris unidentified Sri Lanka juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Oreochromis mossambicus South Africa juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Unidentified cyprinodonts Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Gambusia USA juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified fish South Africa juv./adults
others others n.a./others unidentified Vorticellidae Sri Lanka juv./adults
others others n.a./others Unidentified Protozoa Hong Kong juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Chaetomorpha Indonesia juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Cladophora sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Rhizoclonium South Africa juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Ruppia sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Lagarosiphon major South Africa juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Enteromorpha Indonesia juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Aquatic macrophytes Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Chroococcus Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Dactylococcopsis Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Gloeocapsa Hong Kong juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Hapalosiphon Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Aphanocapsa Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Coelosphaerium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Merismopedia Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Gloeocapsa Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Microcystis Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Microcystis aeruginosa South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Anabaena Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Nostoc Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Raphidiopsis Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae unidentified Nostocaceae Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Lyngbya Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Oscillatoria Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Plectonema Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Phormidium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Trichodesmium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Spirulina Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Gloeotrichia Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Rivularia Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Stigonema Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae filamentous algae South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Achnanthes Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Amphipleura Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Frustulia Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Nitzschia filiformis South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Biddulphia Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Hydrosera Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Terpsinoe Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms unidentified centrales South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Cocconeis Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Cymbella Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Diploneis Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Eunotia Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Diatoma Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Fragilaria Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Synedra tabulata South Africa adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Tabularia fasciculata South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Gomphonema Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Mastogloia elliptica South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Mastogloia smithii South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Melosira Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Melosira granulata South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Navicula Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Neidium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Nitzschia South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms unidentified pennales South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Pinnularia Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Gyrosigma Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Pleurosigma delicatulum South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Stauroneis Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Stauroneis karstenii South Africa recruits/juv.
plants phytoplankton diatoms Cyclotella Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Surirella Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Tabellaria Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Unidentified South Africa Larvae
plants phytoplankton dinoflagellates Ceratium Hong Kong juv./adults
plants phytoplankton dinoflagellates Glenodinium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton dinoflagellates Gymnodinium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton dinoflagellates Peridinium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Chaetophora Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Stigeoclonium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Chara Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Protococcus Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Ankistrodesmus Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Chlorella Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Tetraedron Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Docidium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Arthrodesmus Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Closterium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Cosmarium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Desmidium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Euastrum Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Pleurotaenium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Staurastrum Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Dictyosphaerium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Pediastrum Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Netrium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Microspora Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Bulbochaete Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Oedogonium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Kirchneriella Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Nephrocytium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Oocystis Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Selenastrum Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Ophiocytium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Gonatozygon Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Penium Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Coelastrum Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Crucigenia Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Scenedesmus Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Ulothrix Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Eudorina Hong Kong juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Spirogyra Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Zygnema Sri Lanka juv./adults
plants phytoplankton n.a./other phytoplankton n.a./other phytoplankton Australia adults
plants phytoplankton n.a./other phytoplankton Tribonema Sri Lanka juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods Unidentified South Africa recruits/juv.
zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods Unidentified South Africa juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods unidentified Sri Lanka juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods Unidentified Indonesia Larvae
zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods Unidentified South Africa recruits/juv.
zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns Caridina nilotica South Africa adults
zoobenthos insects insects Chaoborus Sri Lanka juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Chironomid larvae South Africa juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Culicoides sp. South Africa juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects unidentified Sri Lanka juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Coleoptera South Africa adults
zoobenthos insects insects Trichocera spp. Sri Lanka juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects aquatic Hemiptera South Africa juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Hymenoptera South Africa adults
zoobenthos insects insects unidentified Sri Lanka juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks bivalves Musculus virgiliae South Africa juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks gastropods Assiminea bifasciata South Africa juv./adults
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. Invertebrates unidentified South Africa recruits/juv.
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Unidentified Porifera Sri Lanka juv./adults
zoobenthos worms non-annelids Unidentified Nematoda Hong Kong juv./adults
zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae unidentified fish eggs South Africa juv./adults
zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates Arcella Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates Difflugia Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates Phacus Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates Unidentified Rotifera Hong Kong juv./adults
zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates Unidentified Rotifers Indonesia Larvae
zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. Invertebrates unidentified South Africa recruits/juv.
zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans Bosminopsis dietersi Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans Unidentified Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans Ceriodaphnia cornuta Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans Daphnia sp. South Africa juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans Moina micrura Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans Diaphanosoma excisum Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans Filinia Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans Unidentified Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans Anuraeopsis spp. Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans Asplanchna spp. Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans Brachionus calyciflorus Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans Brachionus caudatus Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans Brachionus falcatus Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans Brachionus forficula Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans Keratella tropica Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans Lepedella Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans Polyarthra Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods unidentified Calanoida Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods unidentified nauplii Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods unidentified Cyclopoida Sri Lanka juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods Unidentified Cyclopoida Indonesia Larvae
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods Unidentified Sri Lanka juv./adults
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