Food and Feeding Habits Summary Halichoerus grypus
 
Main Ref. Ridoux, V., J. Spitz, C. Vincent and M.J. Walton, 2007
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length none
Sample size Percent empty
Country France Locality Brittany
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
1.41 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults Loligo spp 1.4% Loligo spp; <0.5% Alloteuthis spp.
2.32 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Solea solea 2.3% Solea solea.
0.50 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pleuronectes platessa 0.5% Pleuronectes platessa.
20.87 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Conger conger 20.7% Conger conger.
2.11 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Belone belone 1.1% Belone belone; 0.6% Unidentified sand eels; 0.3% Atherina presbyter; 0.1% Callionymus spp.
7.36 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pollachius spp 3.7% Pollachius spp; 2.6% Unidentified rockling; 1% Trisopterus spp.
0.71 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Unidentified mullet 0.7% Unidentified mullet.
12.00 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Dicentrarchus labrax 11.9% Dicentrarchus labrax; <0.5% Unidentified gobies.
51.00 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults unidentified wrasse 50.6% Unidentified wrasse.
1.72 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Scomber scombrus 0.9% Scomber scombrus; 0.8% Trachurus trachurus.
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.28.08
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 01.29.08
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