Food and Feeding Habits Summary Citharichthys arctifrons
 
Main Ref. Langton, R.W. and R.E. Bowman, 1981
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 7.00 TL
Sample size 387 Percent empty 38
Country USA Locality Northwest Atlantic, from Cape Hatteras, N. C. to Nova Scotia, 1969-1972
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Citharichthys arctifrons
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
42.84 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Amphipoda 24.2% Amphipoda incl. 4.4% Euphausiacea, 2.4% Crangonidae, 2.1% Cumacea, 2% Pandalidae, 0.8% Mysidacea
2.74 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Cottidae Cottidae
0.91 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks n.a./others Cephalopods Cephalopods & bivalves
51.99 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults Nephthyidae 24.9% Nephthyidae, 3.6Z% Maldaidae, 3.6% Lumbreneridae, 2.7% Sabellidae1.5% Terrebellidae, 14.1% other Annelida
1.42 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea stars/brittle stars n.a./others ophiuroids ophiuroids
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 03.10.95
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