Food and Feeding Habits Summary Halichoerus grypus
 
Main Ref. Prime, J.H. and P.S. Hammond, 1990
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length none
Sample size Percent empty
Country UK Locality Donna Nook, Lincolnshire on the south bank of River Humber
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Halichoerus grypus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
1.35 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults herring 1.3% Herring.
2.39 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults sea scorpion 1.2% Sea scorpion; 1.1% Poor cod.
4.36 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults bullrout 4.2% Bullrout.
4.67 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults dragonet 4.5% Dragonet.
6.33 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults plaice 6.1% Plaice.
6.44 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults whiting 6.2% Whiting.
7.79 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults flounder 7.5% Flounder.
18.28 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults cod 17.6% Cod.
20.98 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults dover sole 12.67% Dover sole; 8.31% Dab.
27.41 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults sandeels 26.4% Sandeels.
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.16.08
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 01.29.08
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