Food and Feeding Habits Summary Sphyraena barracuda
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 57.00 SL
Sample size 104 Percent empty 44
Country Puerto Rico Locality Also U.S. Virgin Islands, Nov. 1958 - Jun. 1961.
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Sphyraena barracuda
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
95.50 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Belonidae Belonidae, Acanthuridae, Atherinidae, Tetraodontidae, Carangidae, Clupeidae, Diodontidae, Muraenidae, Haemulidae
1.90 % zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans larvae scyllarid lobster scyllarid lobster larvae
2.60 % zoobenthos mollusks octopi juv./adults octopi
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.13.94
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