Food and Feeding Habits Summary Rutilus rutilus
Main Ref. Specziar, A., P. Biro and L. Tolg, 1998
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 21.70 SL
Sample size 90 Percent empty
Country Hungary Locality Reed grass stands, Lake Balaton, between April and November 1996
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Rutilus rutilus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
1.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Corophium Corophium
36.90 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others benthic algae/weeds
43.70 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults Dreissena polymorpha Dreissena polymorpha
9.10 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others debris
5.50 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods
0.10 % zoobenthos insects insects larvae Chironomid Chironomid larvae
3.40 % plants other plants terrestrial plants n.a./others macrophytes macrophytes
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