Food and Feeding Habits Summary Psammogobius knysnaensis
Main Ref. Bennett, B.A., 1989
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 4.40 TL
Sample size 871 Percent empty 31
Country South Africa Locality Bot River, Kleinmond and Palmiet estuaries on the southwestern coast
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Psammogobius knysnaensis
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
48.45 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults amphipods
2.06 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods juv./adults benth. copepods
2.06 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults bony fish
22.68 % zoobenthos insects insects larvae Chironomid Chironomid larvae
4.12 % zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods juv./adults isopods
1.03 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. Crustaceans juv./adults Tanaidae tanaids
2.06 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Decapoda Decapoda
6.19 % zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods juv./adults ostracods
11.34 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults polychaetes
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 08.18.97
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 06.03.03
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