Food and Feeding Habits Summary Micropogonias furnieri
 
Main Ref. Sardiña, P. and A.L. Cazorla, 2005
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 11.50 TL
Sample size 241 Percent empty 5
Country Argentina Locality Canal del Embudo zone, Bahía Blanca estuary. Autumn 2000
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Micropogonias furnieri
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
0.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults amphipods
11.70 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Engraulidae Sciaenidae 4.1 Engraulidae 5.3 unid. Fish 2.3
0.90 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults crabs
0.70 % zooplankton plank. crust. mysids juv./adults Arthromysis magellanica Mysids 0.2 Neomysis americana 0.1 Arthromysis magellanica 0.4
1.50 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Crustacea Crustacea
0.20 % zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates juv./adults Sagitta friderici Sagitta friderici 0.2
14.30 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults polychaetes
70.40 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults Peisos petrunkevitchi Penaieds 13.3 Peisos petrunkevitchi 57.1
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 12.06.05
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