Food and Feeding Habits Summary Coris batuensis
 
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 9.60 SL
Sample size 19 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 Coris batuensis
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
8.51 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Gammaridea 7% Gammaridea incl. 1% shrimps
1.06 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods juv./adults Harpacticoida 1% Harpacticoida
5.32 % zoobenthos mollusks chitons juv./adults chitons 5% chitons
56.48 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Galatheid crabs 42% unid. crabs, 7% Galatheid crabs, 4% hermit crabs
2.02 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs fish 1% fish eggs incl. 1% invertebrate eggs
22.34 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods 19% gastropods incl. 2% pelecypods
1.06 % zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods juv./adults isopods 1% isopods
1.06 % zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans larvae crab megalops 1% crab megalops
1.06 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates juv./adults Foraminifera 1% Foraminifera
1.06 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults errant polychaetes 1% errant polychaetes
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.23.93
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