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Feeding habits of larval fishes of the family Clupeidae (Actinopterygii: Clupeiformes) in the estuary of River Pendas, Johor, Malaysia.


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Ara, Roushon and Arshad, Aziz and Musa, L. and Nurul Amin, Sanker Mohammad and Kuppan, Perumal (2011) Feeding habits of larval fishes of the family Clupeidae (Actinopterygii: Clupeiformes) in the estuary of River Pendas, Johor, Malaysia. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 6 (7). pp. 816-821. ISSN 1816-4927; ESSN: 1996-0751

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Studies on feeding habits and seasonal variation of diet of fish larvae of family Clupeidae was conducted from October 2007 to September 2008 in the estuary of Sg. Pendas, Gelang Patah, Johor, Malaysia. The diet composition were grouped into seven major categories consisted of phytoplankton, zooplankton, plant-like matter, debris, fragment of copepod, algae and unidentified food items. The most predominant food items in the gut of clupeids was phytoplankton (82.53%), followed by plant-like matter (7.34%), debris (4.86%), fragment of copepods (2.69%), algae (0.92%), unidentified items (0.77%) and zooplankton (0.54%).


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Institute of Bioscience
Publisher: Academic Journals
Keywords: Stomach contents; Clupeidae larvae; Pendas River.
Depositing User: Nur Farahin Ramli
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2014 15:39
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2015 16:15
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/23813
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