Food and Feeding Habits Summary Chromis cyanea
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 6.30 SL
Sample size 17 Percent empty
Country Locality Also U.S. Virgin Islands, Nov. 1958 - Jun. 1961.
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Chromis cyanea
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
33.90 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates ascidians juv./adults Appendicularia appendicularians
2.10 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs fish eggs
2.90 % zooplankton jellyfish/hydroids jellyfish/hydroids juv./adults siphonophora siphonophores
8.40 % zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans larvae shrimp larvae shrimp larvae
0.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods juv./adults ostracods
52.40 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults Calanopia americana Calanopia americana, Coryaceus, Miracia efferata, Nannocalanus minor, Paracalanus aculeatus, P. parvus, Oncaea, Temora, Undinula
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.16.94
Modified by Miranda, Lilibeth on 07.17.01
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