Food and Feeding Habits Summary Parupeneus forsskali
 
Main Ref. Hobson, E.S., 1974
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 17.20 TL
Sample size 22 Percent empty 55
Country Hawaii Locality Kona reef, 1969-1970
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Parupeneus forsskali
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
4.39 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults amphipods amphipods, isopods, & ostracods
1.46 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others benthic algae/weeds
22.99 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Xanthidae Xanthidae, Portunidae, & some unid. crustaceans
7.61 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods Prosobranch gastropods incl. some Pelecypoda
16.84 % zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans larvae crab megalops crab megalops
0.73 % zoobenthos worms non-annelids juv./adults Sipunculids Sipunculids
17.13 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults polychaetes
21.23 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea stars/brittle stars juv./adults Ophiuroidea Ophiuroidea
6.88 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea urchins juv./adults sea urchins
0.73 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults Penaeidae Penaeidae
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 10.20.97
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