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The Composition, Ranking and Diversity of Callinectes amnicola (De Rochebrune, 1883) Food from Okpoka Creek, Niger Delta, Nigeria

  title={The Composition, Ranking and Diversity of Callinectes amnicola (De Rochebrune, 1883) Food from Okpoka Creek, Niger Delta, Nigeria},
  author={Awoteinm Dateme Isaiah George and Jasper Freeborn Nestor Abowei},
  journal={Advance Journal of Food Science and Technology},
  • A. George, J. Abowei
  • Published 1 December 2009
  • Environmental Science
  • Advance Journal of Food Science and Technology
The composition, ranking and diversity of Callinectes amnicola food from Okpoka creek was studied for a period of two years (January 2006-December 2007). The total of nine hundred and thirty (930) stomachs examined, five hundred and sixty representing (60.2%) had food items while three hundred and seventy (39.8%) were empty. The highest percentage empty stomachs (80.0%) were recorded in August 2007 while the lowest (16.7%) was observed in March 2006. The food items observed in the stomachs were… 

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