Food and Feeding Habits Summary Oreochromis squamipinnis
Main Ref. Mwanyama, N.C., 1992
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 25.00 SL
Sample size Percent empty
Country Malawi Locality South-east arm of Lake Malawi.
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Oreochromis squamipinnis
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
91.00 % plants phytoplankton diatoms n.a./others Surirella Melosira, Surirella, Stephanodiscus
9.00 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates juv./adults plank. invertebrates
Entered by Kaunda, Emmanuel on 09.10.92
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 12.03.00
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