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Table 3 Diet composition matrix, in percentage of volume of prey groups, assembled from research data to construct the artificial ecosystem model

From: An ecological model of the artificial ecosystem (northern Hangzhou Bay, China): analysis of ecosystem structure and fishing impacts

Prey/predator 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
1 Phytoplankton 0.10   0.15 0.10    0.53    
2 Macrophytes        0.17    
3 Herbivorous zooplanktona 0.30 0.75 0.11 0.12 0.10 0.07 0.09 0.20   
4 Carnivorous zooplanktona   0.05 0.13 0.35 0.35 0.35   0.45 0.01  
5 Infaunab    0.06 0.20 0.15 0.12    0.23  
6 Molluscac       0.16    0.10  
7 Shrimpc         0.02 0.19  
8 Crabsd         0.02 0.20  
9 Herbivorous fishe          0.03 0.252
10 Zooplanktivorous fishe         0.01   0.448
11 Benthic-feeding fishe           0.30
12 Piscivorous fishe           
13 Detritus 0.60 0.2 0.55 0.23 0.40 0.30 0.21 0.30 0.24  
  1. aLin et al. (1999)
  2. bVera-Cendejas (2003)
  3. cTong et al. (2000)
  4. dManickchand-Heileman et al. (2004)
  5. eBased on content analysis