Food and Feeding Habits Summary Ciliata mustela
Main Ref. Costa, M.J., 1988
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 14.00 SL
Sample size 265 Percent empty
Country Portugal Locality Tagus Estuary
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Ciliata mustela
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
32.23 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults amphipods
0.10 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Gelidium sp. Gelidium sp.
0.10 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults Mytilus galloprovincialis Mytilus galloprovincialis
6.60 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pomatoschistus minutus Pomatoschistus minutus, larvae of Engraulis encrasicolus, unidentified fish
2.61 % zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods juv./adults Idothea spp. Idothea spp., Anilocra sp.
2.09 % zooplankton plank. crust. mysids juv./adults mysids
9.40 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Carcinus maenas Carcinus maenas, unidentified crustaceans
5.38 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults Nereis spp. Nereis spp.
0.10 % zoobenthos echinoderms sea stars/brittle stars juv./adults sea stars/brittle stars
41.36 % zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns juv./adults Crangon crangon Crangon crangon
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 02.13.04
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