Chitala ornata
Chitala ornata
(Clown Knifefish)
Fishes
Exotic

14 results for Chitala ornata (Clown Knifefish)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2813 Chitala ornata Recreation Observational Field Clown Knifefish in South Florida are targeted by some anglers and fishing guides, with large... 15920
2814 Chitala ornata Aquaculture/Agriculture Experimental Laboratory Juvenile Nile Tilapia in Philippines aquaculture exhibited higher growth rates and feed efficiency... 33796
2815 Chitala ornata Predation/Herbivory Observational Field In Laguna de Bay, Philippines, Chitala ornata is highly predaceous, consuming cultured... 33607
2816 Chitala ornata Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field In Laguna de Bay, Philippines, Chitala ornata is highly predaceous, consuming cultured... 33607
2817 Chitala ornata Harvest Observational Field In Laguna de Bay, Philippines, Chitala ornata comprised 40% of the total fisheries catch... 33607
2818 Chitala ornata Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Juvenile Chitala ornata in Sri Lanka consumed mostly aquatic macrophytes, insects, and... 33798
2819 Chitala ornata Predation/Herbivory Observational Field In Laguna de Bay, Philippines, small Clown Knifefish consumed mostly freshwater prawns (Caridina... 33800
2820 Chitala ornata Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Clown Knifefish in the Philippines are implicated in decreased populations of several native fish... 33802
2949 Chitala ornata Recreation Observational Field Clown Knifefish are targeted by recreational anglers in South Florida. 18650
5206 Chitala ornata Competition Anecdotal Field Chitala ornata is territorial, driving away native fishes and reducing suitable habitat... 37942
5207 Chitala ornata Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal Field Chitala ornata is a predatory fish, and local fisherman say that native fish populations... 37942
5208 Chitala ornata Harvest Anecdotal Field Chitala ornata is a predatory fish, and local fisherman say that native fish populations... 37942
5209 Chitala ornata Food Web Anecdotal N/A Chitala ornata is a predatory fish, and can potentially impact the trophic system of Sri... 37942
5210 Chitala ornata Harvest Anecdotal N/A Chitala ornata may threaten the reservoir stocking of fingerling fish in Sri Lanka... 37942

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