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Appendix 1 Name, common name, and trophic role for all fish taxa at the three study sites of the middle Yangtze River

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

Scientific name Common name Trophic role
Ctenopharyngodon idellus Grass carp Herbivore
Megalobrama amblycephala Wuchang bream Herbivore
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Silver carp Planktivore
Cyprinus carpio Common carp Omnivore
Carassius auratus Crucian carp Omnivore
Coreius guichenoti Largemouth bronze gudgeon Omnivore
Hemibarbus maculatus Chinese minnow Omnivore
Pelteobagrus fulvidraco Yellowhead catfish Omnivore
Distoechodon tumirostris Round snout Omnivore
Hemiculterella sauvagei Spotted steed Omnivore
Abbottina guentheri Smallmouth gudgeon Omnivore
Hemimzon sinensis Chinese hillstream loach Omnivore
Leptobotia elongate Elongate loach Omnivore
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus Weather loach Omnivore
Schizothorax prenanti Prenant’s schizothoracin Omnivore
Botia superciliaris Chinese sand loach Omnivore
Xenophysogobio boulengeri Ray finned carp Omnivore
Saurogobio dabryi Chinese lizard gudgeon Omnivore
Rhinogobio typus Longnose gudgeon Omnivore
Silurus asotus Amur catfish Carnivore
Ophiocephalus argus Snakehead Carnivore
Siniperca chuatsi Chinese perch Piscivore
Culter erythropterus Redfin culter Piscivore
Leiocassis longirostris Longsnout catfish Piscivore