Food and Feeding Habits Summary Pampus argenteus
Main Ref. Dadzie, S., F. Abou-Seedo and E. Al-Qattan, 2000
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 22.50 SL
Sample size 738 Percent empty
Country Kuwait Locality Northern Arabian Gulf, May 1996-April 1997.
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  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Pampus argenteus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
21.00 % plants phytoplankton diatoms n.a./others Coscinodiscus sp. Coscinodiscus sp., Rhizosolenia sp., Hemidiscus sp.
3.00 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs fish Fish eggs and larvae
16.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults benth. crustaceans
10.00 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish n.a./others Fish scales Fish scales
11.00 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks juv./adults mollusks
39.00 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults copepod eggs Including copepod eggs
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.11.02
Modified by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.16.02
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