Food and Feeding Habits Summary Aprion virescens
Main Ref. Haight, W.R., J.D. Parrish and T.A. Hayes, 1993
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 50.00 TL
Sample size 42 Percent empty
Country Hawaii Locality Penguin Bank, Molokai Is., from October 1987 to December 1989
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  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Aprion virescens
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
91.60 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Balistidae Balistidae, Tetraodontiformes
3.20 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates juv./adults Thaliacea Thaliacea
0.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults shrimps/prawns includes stomatopods
4.90 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults squids/cuttlefish
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 01.30.95
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