Food items reported for Symphodus melops
n = 44
Food I Food II Food III Food name Country Predator Stage
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Corallina officinalis Ireland juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Chondrus crispus Ireland juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds Himanthalia elongata Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods Caprella linearis Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods Caprella linearis Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods Gammarus locusta Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods unidentified Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs Cancer pagurus Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs Eupagurus bernhardus Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs Carcinus maenas Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods Idotea balthica Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods Idotea granulosa Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans unidentified Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans unidentified cumaceans Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans unidentified (not available) juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods unidentified ostracods Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns Hippolyte varians Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns Hippolyte varians Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos cnidarians n.a./other polyps unidentified hydrozoans Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos cnidarians n.a./other polyps unidentified (not available) juv./adults
zoobenthos echinoderms n.a./other echinoderms unidentified echinoderms Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects unidentified insects Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks bivalves Mytilus edulis Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks bivalves Mytilus edulis Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks chitons unidentified chitons Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks gastropods Bittium reticulatum Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks gastropods Haliotis tuberculata (not available) juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks gastropods Littorina spp. Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks gastropods Patina pellucida Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks gastropods Patina pellucida Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks gastropods Rissoa parva Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks gastropods Rissoa parva Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks unidentified (not available) juv./adults
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates unidentified Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates unidentified (not available) juv./adults
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates unidentified bryozoans Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates unidentified decapods Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates unidentified foraminifera Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates unidentified pycnogonids Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates ascidians unidentified ascidians Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges unidentified sponges Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos worms polychaetes unidentified polychaetes Ireland juv./adults
zoobenthos worms polychaetes unidentified (not available) juv./adults
zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae unidentified fish eggs Ireland juv./adults
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