Food and Feeding Habits Summary Triakis semifasciata
 
Main Ref. Talent, L.G., 1976
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 110.00 TL
Sample size 88 Percent empty
Country USA Locality Elkhorn Slough, Monterey Bay, California, October 1971 - November 1972
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Triakis semifasciata
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
0.40 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others benthic algae/weeds
19.70 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults clams 19.7% clams
12.10 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Batrachoididae 0.6% Rhinobatidae, 2.5% Clupeidae, 0.9% Embiotocidae, 0.4% Gobiidae, 0.1% Cottidae,0.2% Atherinidae,0.1% Bothidae, 4.5% Batrachoididae, 2.8% unid. fish
6.90 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Blepharipoda occidentalis 4.9% unid. crab parts, 1.7% Blepharipoda occidentalis, 0.2% Hemigrapsus oregonensis
17.60 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Cancer magister 7.7% Cancer magister, 5.2% C. productus, 2.5% C. antennarius, 2.2% C. gracilis
22.50 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs fish eggs
18.20 % zoobenthos worms non-annelids juv./adults Urechis caupo Urechis caupo
2.60 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults Octopus sp. Octopus sp.
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.04.93
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