Food and Feeding Habits Summary Megalops atlanticus
 
Main Ref. Tomoleoni, J.A., 2007
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length none
Sample size 231 Percent empty
Country USA Locality Indian River marshland, Florida, 1956
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Megalops atlanticus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
9.00 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults unspecified
5.00 % zoobenthos insects insects larvae Aedes sp.
83.00 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults Clyclopoida
3.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults Palaemonetes sp.
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 05.25.15
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