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Table 5 Proportional contributions of food items for C. chrysophrys and E. malabaricus in Pangani estuary

From: Differences in trophic resources and niches of two juvenile predatory species in three Pangani estuarine zones, Tanzania: stomach contents and stable isotope approaches

Potential prey C. chrysophrys
Upper estuarine zone Middle estuarine zone Lower estuarine zone
Mode CI Mode CI Mode CI
Gastropoda 4.45 0–19 1.49 0–16 2.44 0–18
Isopoda 3.21 0–24 1.91 0–21 9.49 0–25
Brachyura 21.00 0–39 22.79 0–43 18.18 0–38
Caridea and penaeidae shrimps 19.81 0–39 18.70 0–41 20.78 0–36
Clupeidae 22.78 6–36 27.41 11–27 19.94 0–31
Mugilidae 20.44 10–30 14.16 5–26 27.56 15–38
Potential prey E. malabaricus
Upper estuarine zone Middle estuarine zone Lower estuarine zone
Mode CI Mode CI Mode CI
Gastropoda 1.03 0–11 1.00 0–9 0.74 0–5
Isopoda 1.17 0–14 1.04 0–11 0.68 0–6
Brachyura 17.27 0–40 3.28 0–35 1.33 0–17
Caridea and penaeidae shrimps 10.04 0–37 2.93 0–33 1.88 0–22
Clupeidae 36.66 0.1–55 47.89 30–64 74.30 6–86
Mugilidae 18.51 0.1–29 16.57 6–25 7.40 2–14
  1. Relative contributions of dietary sources to predatory fish reported as mode (central tendency) with 95% CI = Bayesian credible interval