Food and Feeding Habits Summary Coelorinchus fasciatus
 
Main Ref. Meyer, M. and M.J. Smale, 1991
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 9.30 TL
Sample size 110 Percent empty
Country South Africa Locality west coast
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Coelorinchus fasciatus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
7.53 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Ostracoda incl. Ostracoda, Copepoda and unid. crustaceans
27.65 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Lampanyctodes hectoris 15.51% Lampanyctodes hectoris, 4.89% Engraulis capensis, 0.79% Maurolicus muelleri, 0.46% Paracallionymus costatus, 0.19% Macrouridae, and 0.21% myxinid eggs
16.63 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Exodromidia sp. 7.24% unid. Macrura, 2.73% Paguridae, 2.02% unid. Brachyura, 0.93% Exodromidia sp., 0.53% Mursia cristimanus , 0.46% Ebalia sp.
6.19 % zooplankton plank. crust. euphausiids juv./adults Euphausia lucens 6.02% Euphausia lucens, 0.17% unid. euphausiids
3.18 % zooplankton plank. crust. mysids juv./adults Lophogaster challengeri 1.17% Lophogaster challengeri, 0.43% redeye mysid, 1.58% unid. mysids
12.71 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults polychaetes
16.66 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea stars/brittle stars juv./adults ophiuroids ophiuroids
1.99 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges juv./adults sponges
0.36 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults squids/cuttlefish
7.09 % zoobenthos benth. crust. stomatopods juv./adults Pteryosquilla armata capensis Pteryosquilla armata capensis
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