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Table 1 Number of specimens and standard length (SL) of each species used for gut content analyses

From: Food habits of fishes on an exposed sandy beach at Fukiagehama, South-West Kyushu Island, Japan

Family Species Number of specimens SL (mm)
Reflective Intermediate Dissipative Total
Dasyatidae Dasyatis akajei   1 1 2 250, 395
Albulidae Albula neoguinaica   4 7 11 20–28
Anguillidae Anguilla japonica    1 1 118
Clupeidae Spratelloides gracilis    2 2 28, 32
  Amblygaster leiogaster 3    3 27–30
Engraulidae Engraulis japonicus    126 126 24–55
Chanidae Chanoschanos 1 2 3 6 29–39
Plotosidae Plotosus lineatus    1 1 154
Synodontidae Trachinocephalus myops    3 3 33–38
Antennariidae Antennarius striatus   1   1 17
Syngnathidae Syngnathus schlegeli   1   1 85
Mugilidae Mugil cephalus cephalus 2 20 21 43 17–29
Atherinidae Hypoatherina tsurugae   1   1 85
  Hypoatherina valenciennei 11 45 122 178 18–97
Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus sajori    19 19 153–183
Belonidae Strongylura anastomella   1   1 690
Scorpaenidae Apistus carinatus 6 1   7 9–17
Platycephalidae Platycephalus sp. 2 3 2 7 168–500
  Cociella crocodila 1   1 2 66, 130
Moronidae Lateolabrax japonicus 6 11 72 89 22–133
Scombropidae Scombrops boops   1   1 95
Carangidae Trachurus japonicus 1 27 237 265 27–79
  Scomberoides tol 1 5 16 22 24–50
  Trachinotus baillonii   2   2 83, 105
  Trachinotus blochii 1   1 2 85, 98
  Caranx sexfasciatus    5 5 61–88
  Caranx ignobilis   3 10 13 82–112
  Guathanodon speciosus 1 1   2 42, 43
Leiognathidae Leiognathus nuchalis    11 11 18–25
Gerridae Gerres erythrourus 1   3 4 12–13
  Gerres equulus    21 21 10–14
Haemulidae Plectorhinchus cinctus 9 2 7 18 12–105
Sparidae Acanthopagrus latus    2 2 101, 103
Sciaenidae Nibea mitsukurii 1    1 15
Sillaginidae Sillago japonica 38 81 774 893 14–134
Pomacentridae Chromis notata notata    1 1 25
Terapontidae Terapon jarbua    10 10 73–86
Kuhliidae Kuhlia mugil 1    1 84
Girellidae Girella punctata 2 3 3 8 10–23
Centrolophidae Psenopsis anomala 1    1 31
Polynemidae Polydactylus plebeius 2 3   5 30–72
Percophidae Matsubaraea fusiforme   8 10 18 32–63
Callionymidae Eleutherochir opercularis   5   5 16–23
  Repomucenus lunatus    2 2 31, 45
Gobiidae Salangichthys microdon 13 4 11 28 15–45
  Gymnogobius urotaenia   1 5 6 19–25
  Favonigobius gymnauchen    3 3 29–59
Ephippidae Platax boersii    1 1 17
Sphyraenidae Sphyraena japonica   22 57 79 33–67
Paralichthyidae Paralichthys olivaceus 6 15 20 41 26–181
  Tarphops oligolepis   3 26 29 19–65
Soleidae Heteromycteris japonica 1 7 135 143 15–96
Cynoglossidae Paraplagusia japonica 48 36 21 105 16–266
  Arelia bilineata    1 1 285
Tetraodontidae Takifugu niphobles 24 63 17 104 15–118
Total no. individuals   183 383 1,791 2,357  
Total no. species   25 32 41 55