Food and Feeding Habits Summary Halichoeres trimaculatus
 
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 8.60 SL
Sample size 29 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 Halichoeres trimaculatus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
5.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults amphipods
3.00 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults bivalves
2.00 % zoobenthos mollusks chitons juv./adults chitons
51.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults galatheid crabs 15% galatheid crabs, 14% unid. crabs, 13% portunid crabs, 9% hermit crabs
8.00 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae larvae fish 5% fish larvae, 2% fish eggs, 1% invertebrate eggs
26.00 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods
1.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods juv./adults isopods
2.00 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea urchins juv./adults sea urchins
2.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults shrimps/prawns
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.23.93
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