Food and Feeding Habits Summary Dawkinsia filamentosa
 
Main Ref. Weliange, W.S. and U.S. Amarasinghe, 2003
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 10.50 TL
Sample size 67 Percent empty
Country Sri Lanka Locality Udawalawe reservoir, February 1999
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Dawkinsia filamentosa
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
9.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds leaves/blades algae filamentous algae
6.00 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others debris
13.00 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs fish eggs
18.00 % zoobenthos insects insects adults insects
1.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods juv./adults Cypridopsis Cypridopsis
53.00 % plants other plants terrestrial plants leaves/blades macrophytes macrophytes
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 04.10.06
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