Food and Feeding Habits Summary Callinectes sapidus
 
Main Ref. Oliveira, A., T.K. Pinto, D.P.D. Santos and F. D'Incao, 2006
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length none
Sample size 997 Percent empty
Country Brazil Locality Patos Lagoon Estuary, Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Callinectes sapidus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
29.90 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults Erodona mactroides 28.2% Erodona mactroides.
1.10 % nekton finfish bony fish n.a./others Teleostei 1% Teleostei.
23.20 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others detrirus 21.9 % detritus from animal and vegetation.
6.60 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults Heleobia australis 6.2% Heleobia australis.
6.90 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Tanaidacea 6.5% Tanaidacea (Tanais stanfordi, Kalliapseudes schubartii).
17.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Decapoda Decapoda 12.4% other crustaceans (ostracods, amphipods, Uromunna peterseni, Balanus sp.); 3.9% Decapoda ( Farfantepenaeus paulensis, Callinectes sp., Palaemonetes argentinus).
0.30 % others other terrest. invertebrates n.a./terrest. insects adults Insecta 0.3% Insecta.
5.90 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults Polychaeta 5.6% Polychaeta.
8.80 % plants other plants terrestrial plants n.a./others Plantae 8.3% Plantae (Zannichellia palustris and Ruppia maritima).
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 01.08.08
Modified by Guerzon, Lorielle Ivy on 01.30.08
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