Food Habit Of Fish

Different species of fish lives in different water level of pond. And each fish has a special food habit. Fish are of three types on the basis of food habit of fish.
  • Plant vorous fish – Grass carp fish, pumpti etc.
  • Plankton vorous fish – Rui, katla, silver carp etc.
  • Carnivorous fish – Shol, taki, boal, african catfish chital fish etc.
Food Habit of Various Fish in Pond
Food habit of fish varies from one fish to another by the species of fish, availability of natural food and staying level. Living level and types of consuming natural feed of some carp fish are listed below.
Food Habbit of Some Carp Fish
Fish Name Main Natural Feed Position (Level)
Rui Fish Zooplankton, rotted organic substance Middle Level
Katla Fish Zooplankton Upper Level
Silver Carp Fish Green phytoplankton Upper Level
Bighead Carp Zooplankton Upper Level
Grass Carp Fish Aquatic Plants Upper/Middle Level
Mrigal Fish Zooplankton, rotted organic substance, basal tiny insects Lower Level
Kalbaus Fish Zooplankton, rotted organic substance, basal tiny insects Lower Level
Common Carp and Mirror Carp Fish Zooplankton, small snail, basal tiny insects Lower Level

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