Food and Feeding Habits Summary Megalops atlanticus
Main Ref. Austin, H. and S. Austin, 1971
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 18.00 TL
Sample size 10 Percent empty 30
Country Puerto Rico Locality Along the western shores of Puerto Rico
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Megalops atlanticus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
83.00 % zoobenthos insects insects n.a./others insects
17.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Penaeus sp. Penaeus sp.
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.28.98
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