Stomach Contents and Food Habits of Brown Trout Salmo trutta L 1758 in the Munzur Stream Turkey
Demirtaş Erol, Nida
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CitationKOCABAS MEHMET,KAYIM MURATHAN,CAN ERKAN,ATES MEHMET,KIZAK VOLKAN,KUTLUYER FILIZ,DEMIRTAS EROL NIDA,SERDAR OSMAN (2011). Stomach Contents and Food Habits of Brown Trout Salmo trutta L 1758 in the Munzur Stream Turkey. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 10(24), 3188-3191
In the present study, biometric characteristics and stomach contents of Salmo trutta (L., 1758), captured from Munzur stream in Tunceli, Turkey were investigated between September 2007 and December 2009. It was calculated that the age range were between 1 and 5 years old. Captured fish were measured 19.5±5.9 cm, 113.55±100.22 g (n = 120), respectively. The condition factor of trout calculated 1.14±0.20 (n = 120). At the end of study, the rations in total organism number were Decapoda (43.59%), Trichoptera (19.21%), Haplotaxidae (18.59%), Ephemeroptera (10.36%), Odonate (2.74%), Coleoptera (2.74%), Clitellata (2.43%) and Diptera (0.3%), respectively. The results indicated that the fish feed basically on Arthropoda and Annelidae.
SourceJournal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
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