Food and Feeding Habits Summary Gibelion catla
 
Main Ref. Weliange, W.S. and U.S. Amarasinghe, 2003
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 22.50 TL
Sample size 8 Percent empty
Country Sri Lanka Locality Udawalawe reservoir, May 2000
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Gibelion catla
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
18.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods juv./adults benth. copepods
10.00 % zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans juv./adults Bosmina Bosmina 8.0 Diaphanosoma <0.1 Macrothix <0.1 Moina <0.1
66.00 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others debris
3.00 % plants phytoplankton green algae n.a./others Microcytis Microcytis 1.0 Closterium <0.1 Mougeotia <0.1 Oedogonium 0.1 Pediastrum <0.1 Staurastrum <0.1 filamentous algae <0.1 Peridinium <0.1
3.00 % plants other plants terrestrial plants leaves/blades macrophytes macrophytes
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 04.11.06
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