Food and Feeding Habits Summary Thalassoma lutescens
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 11.20 SL
Sample size 3 Percent empty
Country Ryukyu Is. Locality Minatogawa, Okinawa Is.
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Thalassoma lutescens
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
1.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults crabs
42.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults crabs
2.00 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs planktonic planktonic forms
14.00 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods
12.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. lobsters juv./adults Galatheidae Galatheidae
1.00 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea cucumbers juv./adults Holothuria Holothuria
5.00 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea stars/brittle stars juv./adults ophiuroids ophiuroids
13.00 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea urchins juv./adults sea urchins
10.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults shrimps/prawns
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.25.93
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