Food and Feeding Habits Summary Pomacentrus moluccensis
 
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 4.20 SL
Sample size 30 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 Pomacentrus moluccensis
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
4.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Gammaridea 3% Gammaridea incl. 1% shrimps
2.00 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates ascidians juv./adults Appendicularia Appendicularia
5.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods juv./adults Harpacticoida Harpacticoida
67.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others algae filamentous algae
8.00 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs fish 4% fish eggs,3% fish larvae 1% invertebrate eggs
1.00 % zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates juv./adults Pycnogonida Pycnogonida
11.00 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults Cyclopoida 10% Cyclopoida, 1% Calanoida
2.00 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges juv./adults sponges
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.23.93
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