Food items reported for Polypterus senegalus
n = 42
Food I Food II Food III Food name Country Predator Stage
detritus detritus debris not specified Sudan juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Alestes baremoze Kenya juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Micralestes sp. Sudan juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Ctenopoma sp. Sudan juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Epiplatys sp. Sudan juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish not specified Sudan juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Nannaethiops sp. Sudan juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Clarias sp. Sudan juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish not specified Chad juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified Sudan juv./adults
others other terrest. invertebrates n.a./terrest. Insects not specified terrestrial insects Sudan juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds not specified Sudan juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds unidentified Sudan juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs unidentified crabs Ghana juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans not specified Sudan adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns Caridina sp. Sudan juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns not specified Chad juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Sudan juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Sudan juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Sudan juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Sudan juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Chad juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Chad juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Sudan juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Diptera larvae Ghana juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Sudan juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Chad juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Chad juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Sudan juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Sudan juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Chad juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Chad juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Chad juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Chad juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Chad juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Chad juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Odonata nymphs Ghana juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects Orthoptera larvae Ghana juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects caddis-flies larvae Sudan juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects not specified Sudan juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks not specified Sudan juv./adults
zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae not specified Sudan juv./adults
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