Food and Feeding Habits Summary Pseudotropheus johannii
Main Ref. Reinthal, P.N., 1990
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 5.00 SL
Sample size 5 Percent empty
Country Malawi Locality Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Pseudotropheus johannii
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
64.50 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Cladophora Cladophora
3.40 % plants phytoplankton blue-green algae n.a./others Oscillatoria thich Oscillatoria
13.70 % plants phytoplankton blue-green algae n.a./others Calothrix Calothrix
1.50 % plants phytoplankton diatoms n.a./others Amphora traces of Amphora, Cocconeis, Cymbella, Diploneis, Gomphocymbella
2.80 % plants phytoplankton diatoms n.a./others Stephanodiscus Stephanodiscus
3.10 % plants phytoplankton diatoms n.a./others Melosira Melosira
9.60 % plants phytoplankton diatoms n.a./others Nitzschia spiculum 4.4% Rhopolodia, 4.3% Nitzschia spiculum, traces of N. epiphytocoides
1.40 % plants phytoplankton green algae n.a./others Staurastrum traces of Staurastrum, Scenedesmus, Oedegonium
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 05.06.00
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