Food and Feeding Habits: Diet Composition Clarias gariepinus
n = 11
Main Food Percent
Trophic Level
(y)
Predator Life Stage Country Locality Ref.
nekton 69 4.4 juv./adults Zambia Upper Zambezi River and floodplain, 1989 12597
zoobenthos 76 3.3 recruits/juv. South Africa Lake McIlwaine, Rhodesia, 1962-1963 42743
zoobenthos 46 3.3 juv./adults South Africa Lake McIlwaine, Rhodesia, 1962-1963 42743
zooplankton 66 3.2 adults South Africa Lake McIlwaine, Rhodesia, 1962-1963 42743
nekton 87 4.2 adults Ethiopia Lake Awassa, February 1987-March 1988 38048
nekton 81 4.2 recruits/juv. Ethiopia Lake Awassa, February 1987-March 1988 38048
nekton 95 4.4 recruits/juv. Ethiopia Lake Awassa, February 1987-March 1988 38048
zoobenthos 30 3.3 recruits/juv. Ethiopia Lake Awassa, February 1987-March 1988 38048
nekton 50 0.0 adults Kenya Lake Baringo (April 2008-March 2010) 97417
zooplankton 31 0.0 adults Kenya Lake Baringo (April 2008-March 2010) 97417
zooplankton 97 0.0 juv./adults Kenya Lake Baringo (April 2008-March 2010) 97417
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