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 29.00 NG
Sample size 521 Percent empty 13
Country USA Locality Georges Bank
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
6.80 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Leptocheirus pinguis 0.5% Unciola inermis, 0.9% Unciola irrorata, 4.4% Leptocheirus pinguis, 0.3% Pontogeneia inermis, 0.7% unidentified amphipods.
8.90 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Ammodytes dubius 2.9% Gadidae, 3.6% Ammodytes dubius, 2.4% unidentified osteichthyes.
6.60 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains and misc.
27.70 % zooplankton plank. crust. euphausiids juv./adults Meganyctiphanes norvegica 27.6% Meganyctiphanes norvegica, 0.1% unidentified uephasiids.
4.10 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults crustacea Unidentified crustacea.
33.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Crangon septemspinosa 9.4% Dichelopandalus leptocerus, 0.6% Pandalidae, 3.9% Crangon septemspinosa, 0.3% Crangonidae, 1.1% Axiidae, 5.7% Paguridae, 10.1% Cancer irroratus, 0.8% Cancridae, 1.4% unidentified decapoda.
11.20 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks juv./adults cephalopods 2.6% bivalves, 6.2% cephalopods, 2.4% unidentified mollusc.
0.80 % nekton others n.a./others juv./adults Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes.
Entered by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.24.01
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