Food and Feeding Habits Summary Rostroraja eglanteria
 
Main Ref. Bowman, R.E., C.E. Stillwell, W.L. Michaels and M.D. Grosslein, 2000
Fish stage adults Mean length 43.00 NG
Sample size 6 Percent empty 0
Country USA Locality Middle Atlantic, offshore and inshore south, inshore north of Cape Hatteras.
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Rostroraja eglanteria
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
3.20 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods n.a./others Ampelisca verrilli Ampelisca verrilli
6.90 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults Solenidae Solenidae.
2.70 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains and miscellaneous.
65.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Cancer irroratus Cancer irroratus (54.5%) and Ovalipes ocellatus (10.5%)
14.60 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Decapoda Unidentified Decapoda (9.6%) and unidentified Crustacea (5.0%).
7.60 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults Crangon septemspinosa Penaeidae (0.6%), Crangon septemspinosa ( 1.6%), and unidentified Shrimp (5.4%),
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 04.30.01
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 05.26.21
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 05.17.01
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