Food and Feeding Habits Summary Diodon hystrix
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1985
Fish stage adults Mean length 30.00 TL
Sample size 9 Percent empty
Country Hawaii Locality Not stated.
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Diodon hystrix
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
1.70 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults bivalves
14.90 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults hermit crabs hermit crabs
27.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults crabs
42.30 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods
0.10 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates n.a./others Foraminifera Foraminifera
13.70 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea urchins n.a./others sea urchins sea urchins incl. sand dollars
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.30.93
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