Food and Feeding Habits Summary Brevimyrus niger
 
Main Ref. Hyslop, E.J., 1986
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 6.50 SL
Sample size 83 Percent empty 1
Country Nigeria Locality Sokoto-Rima river basin
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Brevimyrus niger
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
1.40 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods juv./adults benth. copepods
7.40 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others vegetation 7.1% vegetation
0.50 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs fish eggs
0.80 % zoobenthos insects insects adults Hemiptera Hemiptera
13.00 % zoobenthos insects insects larvae Diptera 12.4% Diptera larvae, 0.1% Trichoptera larvae
76.70 % zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates juv./adults Rotifera 73.7% Rotifera
0.20 % zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods juv./adults ostracods
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 02.21.00
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 05.26.03
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