PECULIARITIES OF PIKEPERCH (SANDER LUCIOPERCA (L.)) DIET IN THE KANIV RESERVOIR DURING SPRING PERIODJournal: Fisheries Science of Ukraine (Vol.19, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2012-03-25
Authors : Didenko A.; Gurbyk A.;
Page : 28-35
Keywords : pikeperch (Sander lucioperca (L.)); Kaniv reservoir; diet;
The article examines the diet of pikeperch (Sander lucioperca (L.)) of the Kaniv reservoir during spring period. According to obtained data, its diet included 17 food components, among which 14 fish species. The basis of its diet by the frequency of occurrence consisted perch (2.2%), roach (16.9%), monkey goby (14.6%) and own juveniles (10.0%). By the relative weight of food objects in the gut content, the dominated species were roach (42.9%) followed by perch (25.8%) and own juveniles (16.2%).
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