Food and Feeding Habits Summary Urophycis chuss
Main Ref. Langton, R.W. and R.E. Bowman, 1980
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 30.00 FL
Sample size 1110 Percent empty
Country USA Locality Northwest Atlantic, from Cape Hatteras, N. C. to Nova Scotia
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  • 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
25.76 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults bony fish
9.78 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others carcasses
55.09 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Pandalidae Pandalidae, Crangonidae, Paguridae, Cancridae, & some amphipods
6.42 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks juv./adults gastropods gastropods, pelecypods, etc
2.95 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults polychaetes
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 03.08.95
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