Food and Feeding Habits Summary Hemiscyllium ocellatum
 
Main Ref. Heupel, M.R. and M.B. Bennett, 1998
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 55.00 TL
Sample size 53 Percent empty 3.77
Country Australia Locality Heron Island Reef
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Hemiscyllium ocellatum
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
0.40 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults amphipods
5.20 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults bony fish
36.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Xanthidae Xanthidae, Portunidae, Ocypodidae
47.00 % zoobenthos worms n.a./other annelids juv./adults Eurythoa Eurythoa, Reterbella
11.40 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults shrimps/prawns
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 06.17.99
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