Food and Feeding Habits Summary Triakis semifasciata
 
Main Ref. Talent, L.G., 1976
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 90.00 TL
Sample size 80 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
5.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others benthic algae/weeds
8.00 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults Octopus sp. 7.7% clams incl. 0.3% Octopus sp.
4.00 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults bony fish
5.40 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Hemigrapsus oregonensis Hemigrapsus oregonensis
5.80 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Cancer magister Cancer magister
6.60 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Cancer gracilis Cancer gracilis
6.90 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Cancer productus Cancer productus
15.70 % zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs juv./adults Blepharipoda occidentalis 10% Blepharipoda occidentalis incl. 0.1% Crangon , 4.9% unid. crab parts, 0.5% Emerita analoga , 0.1% Callianassa californiensis , 0.1% Upogebia pugettensis
16.00 % zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae eggs fish eggs
26.60 % zoobenthos worms non-annelids juv./adults Urechis caupo 25.9% Urechis caupo incl. 0.8% polychaetes
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.04.93
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