Food and Feeding Habits Summary Chaetodon vagabundus
 
Main Ref. Harmelin-Vivien, M.L., 1989
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length NG
Sample size Percent empty
Country French Polynesia Locality Moorea.
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Chaetodon vagabundus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
2.00 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates ascidians juv./adults ascidians 0.4% sponges, 1.6% ascidians.
2.00 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others detritus Mucus + organic matter.
0.40 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs fish eggs
5.20 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults Opisthobranch Opisthobranchs.
23.50 % zoobenthos cnidarians hard corals juv./adults Scleractinians 18.7% Scleractinians, 3.9% Alcyonarians, 0.8% Hydroids.
19.90 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks eggs mollusks
22.50 % plants phytoplankton n.a./other phytoplankton n.a./others algae Filamentous algae.
24.10 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults Polychaetes 0.9% Nemerteans, 21.2% Polychaetes, 1.9% Sipunculid introverts.
0.40 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults shrimps Decapod shrimps.
Entered by Miranda, Lilibeth on 12.05.01
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