Food and Feeding Habits Summary Cichla orinocensis
Main Ref. Williams, J.D., K.O. Winemiller, D.C. Taphorn and L. Balbas, 1998
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length NG
Sample size 17 Percent empty 41
Country Venezuela Locality Guri Reservoir, October 1993 to July 1994
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Cichla orinocensis
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
14.50 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Hemiodontidae Hemiodontidae
17.40 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Characidae Characidae
66.30 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Cichlidae Cichlidae
0.80 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults benth. crustaceans
1.00 % others herps toads/frogs larvae Tadpoles Tadpoles
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 04.26.04
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