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Table 3 Average, standard deviation (SD) of δ13C, δ15N ratios, and trophic level for all consumer taxa at the upstream site (Luoqi) in Three Gorges Reservoir. Data were pooled from the wet and dry periods between 2004 and 2005

From: Initial response of fish trophic niche to hydrological alteration in the upstream of Three Gorges Dam

Species δ13C δ15N Trophic level
Ctenopharyngodon idellus −24.1 ± 0.5 5.5 ± 0.3 2.0 ± 0.2
Megalobrama amblycephala −21.9 ± 0.6 8.7 ± 0.3 2.0 ± 0.1
Cyprinus carpio −20.6 ± 0.6 7.2 ± 05 2.0 ± 0.1
Carassius auratus −21.2 ± 2.1 8.1 ± 0.6 2.3 ± 0.2
Coreius guichenoti −21.9 ± 0.5 8.6 ± 0.6 2.5 ± 0.3
Hemibarbus maculatus −21.5 ± 0.4 9.5 ± 0.5 2.8 ± 0.1
Pelteobagrus fulvidraco −21.6 ± 0.8 9.7 ± .15 2.8 ± 0.4
Distoechodon tumirostris −21.1 ± 0.4 9.3 ± 0.4 2.7 ± 0.2
Hemiculterella sauvagei −23.3 ± 0.8 8.4 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.1
Abbottina guentheri −21.1 ± 0.6 8.3 ± 0.3 2.4 ± 0.1
Hemimzon sinensis −22.3 ± 0.3 9.0 ± 0.5 2.6 ± 0.1
Leptobotia elongate −21.9 ± 0.7 9.9 ± 0.7 2.9 ± 0.4
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus −23.0 ± 0.5 9.3 ± 0.7 2.7 ± 0.1
Schizothorax prenanti −22.6 ± 0.5 9.4 ± 0.4 2.7 ± 0.2
Botia superciliaris −21.9 ± 0.4 10.9 ± 0.4 3.2 ± 0.1
Gobiobotia Xenophysogobio −21.2 ± 0.9 8.9 ± 0.5 2.6 ± 0.3
Saurogobio dabryi −22.6 ± 0.5 8.3 ± 0.3 3.0 ± 0.1
Rhinogobio typus −12.0 ± 0.1 8.3 ± 0.2 2.4 ± 0.1
Silurus asotus −21.1 ± 0.9 10.9 ± 1.8 3.2 ± 0.5
Ophiocephalus argus −25.6 ± 0.9 10.3 ± 0.7 3.0 ± 0.3
Siniperca chuatsi −24.0 ± 0.8 11.7 ± 0.4 3.5 ± 0.2
Culter erythropterus −21.0 ± 0.7 11.9 ± 0.4 3.5 ± 0.1