Food and Feeding Habits Summary Lepomis macrochirus
Main Ref. Mittelbach, G.G., 1984
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 7.50 NG
Sample size 32 Percent empty
Country USA Locality Three Lakes III, Michigan
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Lepomis macrochirus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
95.00 % zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates juv./adults benth. Invertebrates vegetation-dwelling non-gastropod prey (given volume in Ref.: 91% s.e. 4)
5.00 % zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates juv./adults plank. invertebrates
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