Food and Feeding Habits Summary Halichoerus grypus
 
Main Ref. Hammond, P.S., A.J. Hall and J.H. Prime, 1994
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length none
Sample size Percent empty
Country UK Scotland Locality Western Orkney
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
1.01 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pleuronectes platessa 1% Pleuronectes platessa.
4.30 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Melanogrammus aeglefinus 4% Melanogrammus aeglefinus.
1.01 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pollachius virens 1% Pollachius virens.
5.32 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Myoxocephalus scorpius 3% Myoxocephalus scorpius; 2% Taurulus bubalis.
12.80 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Molva molva 12% Molva molva.
57.50 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Ammodytes tobianus 54% Sandeels.
5.32 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults cod 5% cod.
5.32 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Microstomus kitt 5% Microstomus kitt.
3.20 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Merlangius merlangus 3% Merlangius merlangus.
4.20 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Glyptocephalus cynoglossus 3% Glyptocephalus cynoglossus; 1% Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis.
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.09.08
Modified by Guerzon, Lorielle Ivy on 01.30.08
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