Food and Feeding Habits Summary Echeneis naucrates
 
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 39.00 SL
Sample size 12 Percent empty 58
Country Puerto Rico Locality Also U.S. Virgin Islands, Nov. 1958 - Jun. 1961.
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Echeneis naucrates
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
35.00 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others carcasses
40.00 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae larvae Cantherhines pullus Cantherhines pullus
20.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods juv./adults isopods
5.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults benth. crustaceans
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.16.94
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