Food and Feeding Habits Summary Abudefduf sexfasciatus
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 4.10 SL
Sample size 12 Percent empty
Country Ryukyu Is. Locality Minatogawa, Okinawa Is.
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  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Abudefduf sexfasciatus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
8.00 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates ascidians juv./adults Appendicularia Appendicularia
4.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods juv./adults Harpacticoida Harpacticoida
9.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds leaves/blades algae algal fronds
56.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others algae 55% filamentous algae, 1% unid. Fragments
1.00 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs pelagic pelagic forms
1.00 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae larvae fish larvae
1.00 % zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans larvae plank. crustaceans
7.00 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. Copepods juv./adults Cyclopoida Cyclopoida
13.00 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults Calanoida Calanoida
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