Food and Feeding Habits Summary Anisotremus surinamensis
 
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 32.90 SL
Sample size 62 Percent empty 35
Country Puerto Rico Locality Also U.S. Virgin Islands, Nov. 1958 - Jun. 1961.
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Anisotremus surinamensis
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
1.50 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults bony fish
2.90 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults hermit crabs hermit crabs
11.90 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults majid crabs 9.9% majid, xanthid crabs, unid. crustaceans, 0.5% scyllarid lobsters, 0.25% ostracods, 0.05% isopods
17.30 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods 16% gastropods incl. 1.3% pelecypods
1.30 % zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates n.a./others anthozoans 0.75% anthozoans, 0.4% serpulid polychaetes, 0.08% sponge, 0.12% unid. animal matter
5.30 % zoobenthos echinoderms n.a./other echinoderms n.a./others Ophiocoma Ophiocoma, Ophiothrix
1.75 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea stars/brittle stars juv./adults Linckia guildingii Linckia guildingii
53.50 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea urchins juv./adults echinoids echinoids incl. spatangoids
2.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults alpheids alpheids
2.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. stomatopods juv./adults stomatopods
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.15.94
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