Food items reported for Pomacanthus paru
n = 25
Food I Food II Food III Food name Country Predator Stage
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified Brazil recruits/juv.
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds unidentified USA juv./adults
plants phytoplankton green algae unidentified Bahamas recruits/juv.
zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods unidentified Brazil recruits/juv.
zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods unidentified Brazil recruits/juv.
zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods unidentified Brazil recruits/juv.
zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods unidentified Brazil recruits/juv.
zoobenthos cnidarians n.a./other polyps Plexaura sp. USA juv./adults
zoobenthos cnidarians n.a./other polyps Pseudoplexaura sp. USA juv./adults
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates unidentified USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Myrmekioderma styx USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Cliona varians USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Cliona sp. USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Pseudoceratina crassa USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Haliclona compressa USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Myrmekioderma rea USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Desmacella meliorata USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Iotrochata birotula USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Plakortis angulospiculatus USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Plakortis angulospiculatus USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges unspecified sponges USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges unspecified yellow sponge USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Ectyoplasia ferox 1 USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Ectyoplasia ferox 2 USA juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges Anthosigmella varians USA juv./adults
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