Food and Feeding Habits Summary Monacanthus chinensis
 
Main Ref. Conacher, M.J., W.J.R. Lanzing and A.W.D. Larkum, 1979
Fish stage adults Mean length 20.00 SL
Sample size Percent empty
Country Australia Locality Quibray Bay, Botany Bay, New South Wales, 1977
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Monacanthus chinensis
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
27.87 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Gammaridea 27.2% Gammaridea
0.10 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates ascidians juv./adults ascidians 0.1% ascidians
0.92 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Champia 0.9% Champia
4.71 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Gracilaria edulis 4.6% Gracilaria edulis
9.32 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Microdictyon umbilicatum 4.9% Microdictyon umbilicatum
16.50 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Laurencia obtusa 16.1% Laurencia obtusa
28.48 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Posidonia australis 27.8% Posidonia australis
1.13 % zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates juv./adults Bryozoa 1.1% Bryozoa
10.96 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults Carid shrimps 10.7 Carid shrimps
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.18.97
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