Chitala ornata
Chitala ornata
(Clown Knifefish)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2818
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionJuvenile Chitala ornata in Sri Lanka consumed mostly aquatic macrophytes, insects, and shrimp, while larger individuals’ diets consisted mostly of fish with some invertebrates.
Reference33798
Great Lakes RegionNo
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