Food and Feeding Habits Summary Altolamprologus compressiceps
Main Ref. Yuma, M., 1994
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 5.90 SL
Sample size 17 Percent empty
Country Tanzania Locality Luhanga on the northwestern end of Lake Tanganyika, 1985.
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Altolamprologus compressiceps
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
0.60 % zoobenthos insects insects larvae Chironomidae Chironomidae
1.20 % zoobenthos insects insects nymphs ephemeroptera ephemeropteran nymphs
2.90 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults Cyclopoida Cyclopoida
95.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults Atyidae Atyidae
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.12.94
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 05.26.03
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