Food and Feeding Habits Summary Callinectes sapidus
 
Main Ref. Hsueh, P.-W., J.B. McClintock and T.S. Hopkins, 1992
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length none
Sample size 21 Percent empty
Country USA Locality Mobile Bay, Alabama
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
5.73 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others disgested animal tissue 5.68% disgested animal tissue.
52.69 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish juv./adults fish 52.21% fish.
1.15 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults Gastropoda 1.14% Gastropoda.
19.93 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Brachyura 19.75% Brachyura.
20.48 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults bivalves 20.3% bivalves.
Entered by Dar, Christine on 01.11.08
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 01.30.08
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