Based on earlier evidence, we expected that gammarid amphipods
constitute an important food source for both prawn species.
littoralis) in the Gulf of Mexico and found that southern kingfish most frequently consume bivalve siphons and cumaceans, followed by mysids, polychaetes, brachyurans, and gammarid amphipods
perfoliatus, are expected to favour gammarid amphipods
(Gustafsson and Bostrom, 2009).
Boring sponge Botryllus schlosseri Golden star tunicate Balanus eburneus Ivory barnacle Halichondria bowerbanki Yellow sponge Hydroides dianthus Hard tube worm Geukensia demissa Ribbed mussel Crepidula fornicata Slipper shell Molgula manhattensis Sea grape Gammarid amphipods
Scuds Probopyrus pandalicola Parasitic isopod Sabellaria vulgaris Sand-builder worm Enteromorpha sp.
It is an opportunistic feeder, preying on such benthic infauna as polychaetes, as well as such benthic, epibenthic, and water column organisms including shrimps, gammarid amphipods
, mysids, euphausiids, squids, and fishes (Allen 1982; Allen et al.
were also collected with a hand net from upper coastal reaches and small semi-isolated coastal pools in Koiguste Bay in summer 2005.
He found that polychaeta prey was the most commonly occurring prey group, however, gammarid amphipods
were also quite common.
2008) to compare densities of gammarid amphipods
and percentage covers of the bryozoan Electra crustulenta between boulders from three random sites in each of the sampled two locations, with boulder size as covariate; n = 5.
During late summer at the shallow station, chum salmon consumed decapod larvae, gammarid amphipods
, copepods other than C.
Besides the true invasive species this paper reports recent findings of rare gammarid amphipods
in the northern Baltic Sea range.
nebulifer of 30-230mm; overall, gammarid amphipods
dominated their diets in index of relative importance, (IRI; 79.
Epibenthic organisms, mostly mysids and gammarid amphipods
, were also common in stomach contents, with only a small sampling of benthic species (Lowry, 1993).