Food and Feeding Habits Summary Oreochromis mossambicus
Main Ref. Munro, J.L., 1967
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 32.90 NG
Sample size 54 Percent empty 61
Country South Africa Locality Lake McIlwaine, Rhodesia, 1962-63
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Oreochromis mossambicus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
17.90 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds leaves/blades Lagarosiphon major Lagarosiphon major
21.20 % plants phytoplankton blue-green algae n.a./others algae filamentous algae and diatoms
57.80 % zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans juv./adults cladocerans including copepods
3.10 % zoobenthos insects insects larvae insects including pupae
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 07.31.02
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