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 37 Percent empty
Country Mexico Locality Puerto Morelos reef lagoon, summer
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
7.29 % others others n.a./others n.a./others sediments %V = 7.3
24.18 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others unspecified soft matter %V = 24.2
2.40 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges juv./adults unspecified sponges %V = 2.4
0.20 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults unspecified bivalves %V = 0.2
0.10 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others unspecified calcareous algae %V = 0.1
1.40 % zoobenthos echinoderms n.a./other echinoderms juv./adults unspecified echinoderms %V = 1.4
0.50 % zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates juv./adults unspecified forams %V = 0.5
0.30 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish n.a./others unspecified fishes %V = 0.3
34.37 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. Crustaceans juv./adults unspecified crustaceans %V = 34.4
22.10 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults unspecified gastropods %V = 22.1
4.50 % detritus detritus debris n.a./others unspecified plant matter %V = 4.5
0.10 % zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans larvae unspecified baracle postlarvae %V = 0.1
1.80 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults unspecified polychaetes %V = 1.8
0.40 % zoobenthos mollusks chitons juv./adults unspecified chitons %V = 0.4
0.40 % zoobenthos cnidarians n.a./other polyps juv./adults unspecified corals %V = 0.4
Entered by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 10.13.16
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 04.20.17
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