Food and Feeding Habits Summary Oreochromis mossambicus
Main Ref. Weliange, W.S. and U.S. Amarasinghe, 2007
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 14.90 TL
Sample size 6 Percent empty
Country Sri Lanka Locality Udawalawe reservoir, August 1998-August 2000
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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
88.00 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others detritus soft sediments, particulate matter
12.00 % plants phytoplankton n.a./other phytoplankton n.a./others diatoms diatoms, blue greens, green algae, uncommon algae, filamentous algae
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 11.15.07
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