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 juv./adults Mean length 31.00 NG
Sample size 97 Percent empty 24
Country USA Locality Southern New England
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
3.80 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Aeginina longicornis 1.5% Aeginina longicornis, 0.2% Unciola irrorata, 0.4% Leptocheirus pinguis, 1.7% unidentified amphipoda.
31.50 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Gadidae 21.9% Gadidae, 9.6% unidentified osteichthyes.
4.20 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains and misc.
3.10 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults crustacea Unidentified crustacea.
25.50 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Dichelopandalus leptocerus 3.8% Dichelopandalus leptocerus, 0.9% Crangon septemspinosa, 3.1% Axiidae, 2.3% Cancer irroratus, 15.3% Cancridae, 0.1% unidentified decapoda.
30.10 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other cephalopods juv./adults mollusks
1.80 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults polychaetes
Entered by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.24.01
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