Food items reported for Chelon richardsonii
n = 40
Food I Food II Food III Food name Country Predator Stage
detritus detritus debris unspecified detritus Namibia juv./adults
others others n.a./others Foraminifera South Africa juv./adults
others others n.a./others tintinids South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Fragilaria ulna South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Nitzschia sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Cylindrotheca closterium South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Hantzschia marina South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Hantzschia virgata South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Nitzschia sigma South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Nitzschia spathulata South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Achnanthes brevipes South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Biddulphia aurita South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Amphora sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Chaetoceros sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Cocconeis sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Coscinodiscus sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms unspecified diatoms Namibia juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Diploneis bombus South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Eunotia sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Fragilaria sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Fragilaria ulna South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Synedra fulgens South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Licmophora sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Melosira sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Paralia sulcata South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Gyrosigma variipunctatum South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Pleurosigma sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Cyclotella meneghiniana South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Grammatophora angulosa South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Grammatophora marina South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms Tabellaria flocculosa South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton dinoflagellates Ceratium sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton dinoflagellates Dinophysis sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton dinoflagellates Peridinium sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Closterium sp. South Africa juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae Scenedesmus sp. South Africa juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans Crustacea (fragments) South Africa juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges sponge spicules South Africa juv./adults
zoobenthos worms non-annelids nematodes South Africa juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans unspecified planktonic crustaceans Namibia juv./adults
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