Food items reported for Oreochromis mortimeri
n = 83
Food I Food II Food III Food name Country Predator Stage
detritus detritus debris Algaceous mud Zimbabwe juv./adults
detritus detritus debris Algaceous mud Zimbabwe Larvae
detritus detritus debris Algaceous mud Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
detritus detritus debris Mica Zimbabwe juv./adults
detritus detritus debris Mud Zimbabwe juv./adults
detritus detritus debris Mud Zimbabwe Larvae
detritus detritus debris Mud Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
detritus detritus debris Plant remains Zimbabwe juv./adults
detritus detritus debris Plant remains Zimbabwe Larvae
detritus detritus debris Plant remains Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
detritus detritus debris Sand Zimbabwe juv./adults
detritus detritus debris Sand Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
others other terrest. invertebrates n.a./terrest. insects Terrestrial spiders Zimbabwe juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Ceratophyllum Zimbabwe adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Potamogeton Zimbabwe adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Salvinia Zimbabwe juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Salvinia Zimbabwe Larvae
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Salvinia Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Lagarosiphon major Zimbabwe juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Unidentified Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Unidentified Zambia adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Unidentified Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants other plants terrestrial plants Grass Zimbabwe juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Unidentified Zambia adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Unidentified Zimbabwe Larvae
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Unidentified Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Microcystis Zimbabwe juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Unidentified Zimbabwe juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Gomphonema Zambia adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Gomphonema Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants phytoplankton diatoms Melosira Zimbabwe juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Melosira Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants phytoplankton diatoms Navicula Zimbabwe juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Navicula Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants phytoplankton diatoms Unidentified Zimbabwe adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Nitzschia Zambia adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Nitzschia Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants phytoplankton diatoms Gyrosigma Zimbabwe adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Rhopalodia Zambia adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Tabellaria Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants phytoplankton diatoms Unidentified Zimbabwe juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Unidentified Zimbabwe Larvae
plants phytoplankton diatoms unidentified Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants phytoplankton green algae Unidentified Zimbabwe adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Unidentified Zimbabwe Larvae
plants phytoplankton green algae Unidentified Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants phytoplankton green algae Cladophora Zimbabwe adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Cladophora Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants phytoplankton green algae Unidentified Zimbabwe juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Pleurotaenium Zimbabwe adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Desmids Zimbabwe adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Desmids Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants phytoplankton green algae Unidentified Zambia adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Unidentified Zimbabwe juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Volvox Zambia adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Volvox Zimbabwe Larvae
plants phytoplankton green algae Volvox Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
plants phytoplankton green algae Mougeotia Zambia adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Sirogonium Zambia adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Spirogyra Zambia adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Unidentified Zimbabwe juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Unidentified Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods Unidentified Zimbabwe adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods Unidentified Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns Unidentified Zimbabwe juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Culicoides Zimbabwe juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Chaoborus Zimbabwe juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Chironomus Zimbabwe juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects midges Zimbabwe juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Unidentified Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
zoobenthos insects insects Unidentified Zimbabwe juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Unidentified Zimbabwe juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks gastropods Bilharzia snails Zimbabwe adults
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates Unidentified Zimbabwe juv./adults
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates Thecamoeba Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates Unidentified Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates Unidentified Zimbabwe juv./adults
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates Unidentified Zimbabwe Larvae
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates Unidentified Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans Unidentified Zimbabwe Larvae
zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans Unidentified Zimbabwe recruits/juv.
zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans unidentified Zimbabwe juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods unidentified Zimbabwe juv./adults
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