Food and Feeding Habits Summary Urophycis chuss
 
Main Ref. Hacunda, J.S., 1981
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 25.60 TL
Sample size 30 Percent empty
Country USA Locality Johns Bay, Maine 1978-1979
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
40.85 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Leptocheirus pinguis 13.98% Leptocheirus pinguis, 6.71% Unciola sp., 2.48% Ampelisca agassizi, 1.44% Hippomedon serratus, 0.32% Aeginella longicornis, 6.94% other amphipoda
2.05 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others benthic algae/weeds
1.15 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others debris
4.10 % zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods n.a./others isopods
0.26 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks juv./adults mollusks
4.23 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults polychaetes
47.05 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults Crangon septemspinosa 28.67% Crangon septemspinosa, 8.23% other Decapoda
0.26 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges juv./adults sponges
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 08.26.98
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