Food and Feeding Habits Summary Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Main Ref. Turner, J.L., 1966
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 7.50 TL
Sample size Percent empty
Country USA Locality Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
16.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Corophium Corophium
1.30 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults bony fish
2.90 % zoobenthos insects insects n.a./others insects
8.40 % zoobenthos insects insects n.a./others Tendipedidae Tendipedidae
43.50 % zooplankton plank. crust. mysids juv./adults Neomysis awatschensis Neomysis awatschensis
27.90 % zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans juv./adults copepods copepods & cladocerans
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 08.05.95
Back to Search
Back to Top
cfm script by eagbayani, 01.11.99 ,  php script by rolavides, 07/05/08 ,  last modified by dsantos, 09/02/14