Food and Feeding Habits Summary Polypterus senegalus
 
Main Ref. Dankwa, H.R., 2003
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 24.50 SL
Sample size 110 Percent empty
Country Ghana Locality Pru River
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Polypterus senegalus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
29.80 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Crabs Crabs 28.0
6.40 % zoobenthos insects insects adults Hemiptera Hemiptera 6.0
10.60 % zoobenthos insects insects adults Tricoptera Tricoptera 10.0
5.30 % zoobenthos insects insects larvae Diptera larvae Diptera larvae 5.0
11.70 % zoobenthos insects insects larvae Orthoptera Orthoptera larvae 11.0
20.20 % zoobenthos insects insects nymphs Odonata Odonata nymphs 19.0
16.00 % others birds sea birds n.a./others sea birds 1 leg only 15.0
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 01.17.05
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