Food and Feeding Habits Summary Chanos chanos
Main Ref. Hiatt, R.W., 1944
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 25.90 SL
Sample size 59 Percent empty
Country Hawaii Locality Estuarine waters
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Chanos chanos
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
14.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Batis maritima Batis maritima
20.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others algae filamentous algae
3.00 % plants phytoplankton blue-green algae n.a./others blue-green algae
11.00 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others debris
43.00 % plants phytoplankton diatoms n.a./others Navicula Navicula, Nitzschia, Amphora, Mastoglia, Pleurosigma, Surirella, Melosira, Cymbella
3.00 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates n.a./others Foraminifera Foraminifera
3.00 % zoobenthos worms non-annelids juv./adults Nematoda Nematoda
3.00 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults plank. copepods
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