Food and Feeding Habits Summary Pampus argenteus
Main Ref. Pati, S., 1980
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length
Sample size 28 Percent empty
Country Locality Chandipur, Orissa, along the northwestern part of Bay of Bengal, 1972
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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
2.10 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods eggs copepod copepod eggs and nauplii
62.50 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods juv./adults Acetes sp. Acetes sp., 10%; unidentified benthic copepods, 52.5%
6.00 % plants phytoplankton diatoms n.a./others diatoms
1.50 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish n.a./others fish scales fish scales
10.00 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates larvae polychaete polychaete larvae
15.00 % zoobenthos cnidarians n.a./other polyps juv./adults ctenophores ctenophores and medusae
2.90 % zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods juv./adults ostracods
Entered by Gutierrez, Suzette on 03.15.01
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