Food and Feeding Habits Summary Pampus argenteus
Main Ref. Pati, S., 1980
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length
Sample size 30 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
7.20 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods juv./adults decapod decapod remains
39.50 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods juv./adults benth. copepods
5.80 % zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans juv./adults cladocerans
3.70 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish n.a./others fish scales fish scales
2.80 % plants phytoplankton n.a./other phytoplankton n.a./others algae unidentified algal filaments
41.00 % zoobenthos cnidarians n.a./other polyps juv./adults medusae ctenophores and medusae
Entered by Gutierrez, Suzette on 03.15.01
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