Food and Feeding Habits Summary Spratelloides delicatulus
 
Main Ref. Milton, D.A., S.J.M. Blaber and N.J.F. Rawlinson, 1990
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 4.50 SL
Sample size 621 Percent empty
Country Solomon Is. Locality Munda, Tulagi and Vona Vona Lagoon
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Spratelloides delicatulus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
0.73 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Hyperiidae 0.55% Hyperiidae, 0.18% other Amphipoda
1.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Anomura 0.39% Paguridae, 0.91% Anomura
4.85 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs fish eggs
0.75 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods
8.96 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Ostracoda 5.72% Ostracoda, 0.03% Cirripedia, <0.01% Isopoda,3.2% other Crustacea
1.61 % zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans larvae Brachyura 1.51% Barchyuran larvae, 0.05% Mysidacea, 0.05% Cladocera
0.44 % zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates juv./adults Pteropoda 0.25% Pteropoda, 0.19% veliger larvae
78.52 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults Calanoida 78.4% Calanoida, 0.06% Cyclopoida, 0.06% Harpacticoida
2.88 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults Lucifer 0.3% Lucifer, 0.92% other Caridea, 1.66% Thalassinidae
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.01.00
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