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 62.00 NG
Sample size 11 Percent empty 36.36
Country USA Locality Middle Atlantic, offshore and inshore south, inshore north of Cape Hatteras.
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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
74.30 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Cynoscion regalis Cynoscion regalis (41.9%) and unidentified Osteichthyes (32.4%).
1.50 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains and miscellaneous.
17.60 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Cancer septemspinosa Cancer septemspinosa.
0.50 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Crustacea Unidentified Crustacea.
0.20 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks juv./adults Molllusca Unidentified Molllusca (0.2%).
5.90 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults Penaeus aztecus Penaeus aztecus (5.9%).
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 05.01.01
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 05.16.01
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 05.17.01
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