Food and Feeding Habits Summary Myrichthys ocellatus
 
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 50.40 TL
Sample size 22 Percent empty 27
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 Myrichthys ocellatus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
3.20 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults bony fish
61.20 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults xanthid xanthid, portunid, majid
18.70 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults benth. crustaceans
1.20 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults polychaetes polychaetes
3.20 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults shrimps/prawns
12.50 % zoobenthos benth. crust. stomatopods juv./adults stomatopods
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.13.94
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