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 58.00 NG
Sample size 12 Percent empty 8.33
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
13.40 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Myoxocephalus scorpius Myoxocephalus scorpius (0.6%) and unidentified Osteichthyes (12.8%).
0.40 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains and miscellaneous.
79.60 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Cancer irroratus Pagurus pollicaris ( 0.4%), Cancer irroratus (39.8%), Cancer sp. (0.7%), Ovalipes ocellatus (0.8%), Portunidae (27.6%), and unidentified crabs (10.3%).
2.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. lobsters juv./adults Scyllaridae Scyllaridae.
0.20 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Solenidae Unidentified Crustacea (0.2%) , unspecified Mollusca (<0.1%), and Bivalvia Solenidae (<0.1%).
2.40 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other cephalopods juv./adults Cephalopods Unspecified Cephalopods (2.4%).
1.70 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults Crangon septemspinosa Crangon septemspinosa ( 0.2%) and Sicyonia sp. (1.5%),
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 05.01.01
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 05.04.01
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 05.17.01
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