Food and Feeding Habits Summary Prognathodes aculeatus
Main Ref. Birkeland, C. and S. Neudecker, 1981
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 7.00 TL
Sample size 12 Percent empty
Country Virgin Is. (US) Locality St. Croix, 1978
  • 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
1.00 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others animal remains animal remains
25.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults benth. crustaceans
5.50 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates eggs plank. invertebrates
68.50 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults serpulid polychaetes serpulid polychaetes
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 01.31.95
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