Food and Feeding Habits Summary Astyanax scabripinnis
Main Ref. Castro, R.M.C. and L. Casatti, 1997
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 5.60 SL
Sample size 96 Percent empty 58
Country Brazil Locality ParanĂ¡ River basin
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Astyanax scabripinnis
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
1.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others benthic algae/weeds
5.00 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults fish scales including fish scales
26.00 % plants phytoplankton diatoms n.a./others diatoms
14.00 % zoobenthos insects insects n.a./others insects Aquatic insects
52.00 % zoobenthos insects insects n.a./others insects Terrestial insects
2.00 % others other terrest. invertebrates n.a./terrest. insects juv./adults Araneae Araneae and Acarina
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 05.19.99
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