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 32.00 NG
Sample size 87 Percent empty 29
Country USA Locality Scotian Shelf
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
2.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Leptocheirus pinguis 0.3% Aeginina longicornis, 0.2% Unciola irrorata, 1.4% Leptocheirus pinguis, 0.4% unidentified amphipods.
30.90 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Ammodytes dubius 0.9% Melanogrammus aeglefinus, 1% Merluccius bilinearis, 7% Ammodytes dubius, 0.2% osteichthyes larvae, 21.8% unidentified osteichthyes.
2.30 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains and misc.
7.60 % zooplankton plank. crust. mysids juv./adults Meganyctiphanes norvegica Meganyctiphanes norvegica
1.80 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults crustacea Unidentified crustacea.
30.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Dichelopandalus leptocerus 8% Dichelopandalus leptocerus, 1.4% Pandalus borealis, 4.4% Pandalidae, 4.4% Crangon septemspinosa, 1.9% Axiidae, 2.4% Paguridae, 5.6% Cancer irroratus, 2.2% unidentified decapods.
23.60 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks juv./adults cephalopods cephalopods
1.20 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults polychaetes
Entered by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.24.01
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