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It has envisaged to make available the information on a season-wise pooled data of the feeding habits of
Boleopthalmus dussumieri (Cuv. & Val) studied along the Ulhas river estuary using point method during the period of two years from July 2004 to June 2006,. The qualitative and quantitative analyses of stomach content were carried out to calculate percentage frequency of occurrence of food items
, feeding index
and vacuity index
. Electivity analysis showed that the fish is herbivorous feeding mainly on diatoms and other species of algae.