Food and Feeding Habits Summary Cheilinus chlorourus
 
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 5.70 SL
Sample size 3 Percent empty
Country Ryukyu Is. Locality Minatogawa, Okinawa Is.
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Cheilinus chlorourus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
5.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Gammaridea Gammaridea
5.00 % zoobenthos mollusks chitons juv./adults chitons
28.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults crabs
10.00 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods
2.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods juv./adults isopods
50.00 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea stars/brittle stars juv./adults ophiuroids ophiuroids
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.27.93
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