Food and Feeding Habits Summary Panulirus argus
 
Main Ref. Briones-Fourzán, P., V.C.F. de Lara, E. Lozano-Álvarez and J. Estrada-Olivo, 2003
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length none
Sample size 34 Percent empty
Country Mexico Locality Puerto Morelos reef lagoon, winter
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Panulirus argus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
2.70 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults unspecified bivalves
30.40 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. Crustaceans juv./adults unspecified crustaceans
11.90 % others others n.a./others n.a./others sediments
16.50 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges juv./adults unspecified sponges
0.90 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others unspecified calcareous algae
0.40 % zoobenthos echinoderms n.a./other echinoderms juv./adults unspecified echinoderms
0.80 % zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates juv./adults unspecified forams
2.00 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates ascidians juv./adults unspecified tunicates
0.50 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish juv./adults unspecified fishes
14.50 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults unspecified gastropods
4.40 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others unspecified plant matter
0.20 % zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans larvae unspecified barnacle larvae
14.80 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others unspecified soft matter
Entered by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 10.13.16
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 04.20.17
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