Food and Feeding Habits Summary Maylandia zebra
 
Main Ref. Ribbink, A.J., B.A. Marsh, A.C. Marsh, A.C. Ribbink and B.J. Sharp, 1983
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 8.00 SL
Sample size 15 Percent empty
Country Malawi Locality Maleri Island
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Maylandia zebra
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
2.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others algae filamentous algae
44.00 % zoobenthos insects insects larvae insects
14.00 % plants phytoplankton n.a./other phytoplankton n.a./others phytoplankton
27.00 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates juv./adults plank. invertebrates
13.00 % plants other plants periphyton n.a./others periphyton
Entered by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 11.04.93
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 06.24.03
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