Food and Feeding Habits Summary Gibelion catla
 
Main Ref. Weliange, W.S. and U.S. Amarasinghe, 2007
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 25.50 TL
Sample size 25 Percent empty
Country Sri Lanka Locality Udawalawe reservoir, August 1998-August 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
5.00 % zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans juv./adults Bosminopsis Bosminopsis, Moina, Daphnia, Diaphanasoma, Ceriodaphnia
77.00 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others detritus soft sediments, particulate matter
1.00 % zoobenthos insects insects adults insects flying insects, other terrestrial insects, aquatic insects
3.00 % plants phytoplankton n.a./other phytoplankton n.a./others phytoplankton diatoms, blue greens, green algae, uncommon algae, filamentous algae
12.00 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults Calanoid Calanoid and cyclopoid copepods, body parts
2.00 % plants other plants terrestrial plants leaves/blades plants Terrestrial and aquatic plants
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 11.15.07
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