Food and Feeding Habits Summary Chanos chanos
Main Ref. Hiatt, R.W., 1944
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 7.20 SL
Sample size 38 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
1.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Batis maritima Batis maritima
3.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others benthic algae/weeds
13.00 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others debris
17.00 % plants phytoplankton diatoms n.a./others diatoms
64.00 % plants phytoplankton diatoms n.a./others Navicula Navicula, Cymbella, Melosira, Nitzschia, Pleurosigma, Mastoglia, Coscinodiscus, Amphora, Surirella, Hyalodiscus
2.00 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates n.a./others nematodes nematodes, crustacean ova
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