Food and Feeding Habits Summary Acanthurus lineatus
 
Main Ref. Edward, A., 2050
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 9.20 TL
Sample size 8 Percent empty
Country Guam Locality Reef margin of Agat Bay
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Acanthurus lineatus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
4.80 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Jania capillacea Jania capillacea
5.30 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Polysiphonia sp. Polysiphonia sp.
5.80 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Ectocarpus sp. Ectocarpus sp.
6.10 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Champia compressa Champia compressa
10.90 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Boodlea composita Boodlea composita
14.40 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Chlorophyta mixture of Chlorophyta, Cyanophyta, Phaeophyta & Rhodophyta
15.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Gelidiopsis intricata Gelidiopsis intricata
15.10 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Sphacelaria sp. Sphacelaria sp.
18.30 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Hypnea sp. Hypnea sp.
4.30 % plants phytoplankton blue-green algae n.a./others Microcoleus lyngbya Microcoleus lyngbya
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 10.05.93
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