Food items reported for Oreochromis aureus
n = 34
Food I Food II Food III Food name Country Predator Stage
detritus detritus debris Unidentified organic matter and sand Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Fish remains Mexico juv./adults
plants other plants terrestrial plants Higher plant tissues Egypt juv./adults
plants other plants terrestrial plants Vascular plant remains Mexico juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Unidentified Egypt juv./adults
plants phytoplankton blue-green algae Microcystis Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Unidentified Mexico juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Synedra Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Melosira Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Navicula Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Cyclotella Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Surirella Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton dinoflagellates Peridinium cinctum f. westii Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton dinoflagellates Peridinium westii Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Unidentified Egypt juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Cosmarium laeve Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Spondylosium Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Staurastrum Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Pediastrum Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Scenedesmus Israel juv./adults
plants phytoplankton n.a./other phytoplankton Unidentified Egypt juv./adults
plants phytoplankton n.a./other phytoplankton unidentified (not available) adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods Unidentified Israel juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Unidentified Israel juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Unidentified Israel juv./adults
zoobenthos worms n.a./other annelids Unidentified Israel juv./adults
zoobenthos worms non-annelids Unidentified Israel juv./adults
zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates Keratella cochlearis Israel juv./adults
zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates Keratella cochlearis Israel juv./adults
zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates Unidentified Egypt juv./adults
zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates Unidentified Israel juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans Bosmina longirostris Israel juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans Unidentified Egypt juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods Unidentified Israel juv./adults
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