Food and Feeding Habits: Diet Composition Opisthonema oglinum
n = 5
Main Food Percent
Trophic Level
(y)
Predator Life Stage Country Locality Ref.
zooplankton 27 3.2 juv./adults Puerto Rico Also U.S. Virgin Islands, Nov. 1958 - Jun. 1961. 33
detritus 100 4.5 adults USA Inshore south of Cape Hatteras 37512
zooplankton 76 3.1 recruits/juv. USA shallow estuary N of Crystal River, Florida, Oct. 1970-Aug. 1971. 42779
zooplankton 61 2.9 recruits/juv. USA shallow estuary N of Crystal River, Florida, Oct. 1970-Aug. 1971. 42779
detritus 80 2.3 juv./adults Colombia Magdalena and La Guajira 56479
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