Food and Feeding Habits Summary Clarias agboyiensis
 
Main Ref. Ezenwaji, H.M.G. and N.M. Inyang, 1998
Fish stage adults Mean length 25.00 TL
Sample size 22 Percent empty 32
Country Nigeria Locality River Anambra basin, June 1983- Sept. 1985
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Clarias agboyiensis
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
71.45 % nekton finfish bony fish recruits/juv. Thysochromis ansorgii Thysochromis ansorgii 71.45
11.84 % zoobenthos insects insects larvae Povilla adusta Povilla adusta 0.14 Odonata nymph 1.39 Terrestrial Orthoptera 8.10 Corixa sp. 0.03 Gerris sp. 0.02 Trichoptera larvae 0.03 Chironomidae 0.05 Mosquito larvae and pupae 0.01 Formicoid Hymenoptera 1.94 Dytiscidae 0.13
0.10 % zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods juv./adults Ostracoda Ostracoda
16.66 % plants other plants terrestrial plants fruits/seeds plants
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 10.21.04
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