Food and Feeding Habits Summary Meiacanthus kamoharai
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 5.00 SL
Sample size 11 Percent empty
Country Ryukyu Is. Locality Minatogawa, Okinawa Is.
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Meiacanthus kamoharai
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
18.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others algae filamentous algae
9.00 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others debris incl. sand
6.00 % plants phytoplankton diatoms n.a./others diatoms
1.00 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates n.a./others Foraminifera Foraminifera
66.00 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults terrebelid worms terrebelid worms
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 01.29.97
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