Food and Feeding Habits Summary Cheilinus trilobatus
 
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 10.40 SL
Sample size 6 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 Cheilinus trilobatus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
7.00 % zoobenthos mollusks chitons juv./adults chitons
3.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults crabs
16.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults crabs
8.00 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs demersal demersal forms
26.00 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods
6.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. lobsters juv./adults Galatheidae Galatheidae
22.00 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea stars/brittle stars juv./adults ophiuroids ophiuroids
4.00 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea urchins juv./adults sea urchins
8.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults shrimps/prawns
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.23.93
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