Food and Feeding Habits Summary Citharichthys arctifrons
 
Main Ref. Bowman, R.E., C.E. Stillwell, W.L. Michaels and M.D. Grosslein, 2000
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 8.00 NG
Sample size 66 Percent empty 30
Country USA Locality Middle Atlantic
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
26.10 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Unciola sp. 3% Ampelisca agassizi, 3.7% Ampelisca sp., 0.7% Byblis serrata, 0.5% Ericthonius sp., 7.5% Unciola sp., 1.5% Casco bigelowi, 6.3% Oedicerotidae, 2.9% unidentified Amphipoda.
4.80 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains and misc.
1.10 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults crustacea Unidentified crustacea.
1.50 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Cumacea Cumacea.
2.50 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Cancridae 1.3% Cancridae, 0.1% Decapoda larvae, 1.1% unidentified Decapoda.
61.00 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults Nicomache lumbricalis 16.7% Nicomache lumbricalis, 0.9% Eunicidae, 2.4% Lumbrineris sp., 0.5% Lumbrineridae, 6.2% Ophelina sp., 5.5% Nephtyidae, 28.8% unidentified Polychaeta.
3.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. stomatopods juv./adults Platysquilla enodis Platysquilla enodis
Entered by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.29.01
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