Food and Feeding Habits Summary Prognathodes aculeatus
 
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 6.40 SL
Sample size 8 Percent empty 12
Country Puerto Rico Locality Also U.S. Virgin Islands, Nov. 1958 - Jun. 1961.
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Prognathodes aculeatus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
26.60 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains unid. animals
4.70 % zooplankton plank. crust. mysids juv./adults mysids
5.70 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults benth. crustaceans
1.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. Crustaceans n.a./others Tanaidae tanaids
4.90 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults cyclopoids cyclopoids, siphonostomes
38.50 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults serpulids serpulids
11.40 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea urchins juv./adults Diadema antillarum Diadema antillarum
7.20 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults shrimps/prawns
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.18.94
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