Food and Feeding Habits Summary Asterropteryx semipunctata
 
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 3.40 SL
Sample size 9 Percent empty
Country Ryukyu Is. Locality Minatogawa, Okinawa Is.
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Asterropteryx semipunctata
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
1.20 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods n.a./others Gammaridea 1% Gammaridea
4.71 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods juv./adults Harpacticoida 4% Harpacticoida
20.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds leaves/blades filamentous algae 17% filamentous algae
55.19 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others detritus 47% detritus
1.20 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods 1% gastropods
1.20 % zooplankton plank. crust. mysids juv./adults mysids 1% mysids
1.20 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults tanaids 1% tanaids
11.76 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates eggs invertebrate eggs 10% invertebrate eggs
3.53 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates n.a./others Foraminifera 3% Foraminifera
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.22.93
Modified by Sa-a, Pascualita on 12.03.00
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