Food and Feeding Habits Summary Chaetodon auripes
 
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 7.10 SL
Sample size 10 Percent empty
Country Ryukyu Is. Locality Minatogawa, Okinawa Is.
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Chaetodon auripes
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
2.04 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others filamentous algae 2% filamentous algae
12.24 % zoobenthos cnidarians hard corals juv./adults scleractinian corals 12% scleractinian corals
2.04 % zoobenthos cnidarians n.a./other polyps juv./adults hydroids 2% hydroids
77.55 % zoobenthos cnidarians n.a./other polyps juv./adults sea anemones 76% sea anemones
6.12 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults serpulid polychaetes serpulid polychaetes
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.27.93
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