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 Eastern 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
1.10 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Taurulus bubalis 1% Taurulus bubalis.
2.20 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis 2% Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis.
5.49 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pollachius virens 5% Pollachius virens.
8.79 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Ammodytes tobianus 8% Sandeels.
1.10 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Melanogrammus aeglefinus 1% Melanogrammus aeglefinus.
1.10 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Microstomus kitt 1% Microstomus kitt.
4.40 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Merlangius merlangus 4% Merlangius merlangus.
23.08 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults cod 21% cod.
40.66 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pleuronectes platessa 37% Pleuronectes platessa.
12.09 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Glyptocephalus cynoglossus 11% Glyptocephalus cynoglossus.
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.09.08
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 01.30.08
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