Food and Feeding Habits Summary Halichoeres nebulosus
 
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 7.00 SL
Sample size 6 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 Halichoeres nebulosus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
5.21 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults pelecypods 5% pelecypods
40.70 % zoobenthos mollusks chitons juv./adults chitons 39% chitons
18.75 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults crabs 18% crabs
1.00 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs fish 1% fish eggs, planktonic
14.58 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods 14% gastropods
4.17 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans n.a./others Gammaridea 2% Gammaridea, 1% tanaids, 1% isopods
5.21 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans n.a./others crustacean fragments 5% crustacean fragments
1.00 % zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates juv./adults Pycnogonida 1% Pycnogonida
7.29 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults polychaetes errant polychaetes
2.10 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges juv./adults sponges 2% sponges
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.23.93
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