Food and Feeding Habits Summary Alosa aestivalis
Main Ref. Davis, B.M. and J.W. Foltz, 1991
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 21.50 TL
Sample size 30 Percent empty
Country USA Locality Jocassee Reservoir, South Carolina (1983)
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  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Alosa aestivalis
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
2.50 % zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans juv./adults Bosmina longirostris Bosmina longirostris
1.50 % zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans n.a./others Leptodora kindtii Leptodora kindtii
70.00 % zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans juv./adults Holopedium amazonicum Holopedium amazonicum
10.00 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates n.a./others copepods Cladocerans, copepods, insects, annelids, & ostracods
16.00 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults Mesocyclops edax Mesocyclops edax
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.01.93
Modified by Sa-a, Pascualita on 12.03.00
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