Food and Feeding Habits Summary Urophycis chuss
 
Main Ref. Bowman, R.E., C.E. Stillwell, W.L. Michaels and M.D. Grosslein, 2000
Fish stage adults Mean length 34.00 NG
Sample size 5 Percent empty 40
Country USA Locality Middle Atlantic.
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Urophycis chuss
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
0.40 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Amphipoda Unidentified amphipoda.
3.40 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults bivalves
51.90 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Ammodytes dubius 33.5% Ammodytes dubius, 18.4% unidentified osteichthyes.
1.50 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains and misc.
1.20 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults crustacea Unidentified crustacea.
41.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Cancer irroratus 1.6% Dichelopandalus leptocerus, 4.3% Crangon septemspinosa, 33.5% Cancer irroratus, 1.6% unidentified decapoda.
0.60 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults polychaetes
Entered by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.24.01
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