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
3.80 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Spondyliosoma cantharus 1.5% Spondyliosoma cantharus; 1.4% Trachurus trachurus; 0.9% Pleuronectes platessa.
10.19 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Solea solea 9.5% Solea solea; 0.7% Microstomus kitt.
2.50 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults unidentified mullets
2.50 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Belone belone 2.2% Belone belone; 0.2% Atherina presbyter; 0.1% Callionymus lyra.
9.39 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Conger conger 9.4% Conger conger.
5.09 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pollachius spp 5.1% Pollachius spp.
60.13 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults Sepia spp 52.3% Sepia spp; 7.9% Loligo spp; >0.5% Unidentified octopodids.
0.40 % zoobenthos benth. crust. lobsters juv./adults Galathea spp 0.2% Galathea spp; 0.1% Carcinus maenas; 0.1% Unidentified crabs.
1.60 % others birds sea birds juv./adults unidentified alcid
4.40 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Trisopterus spp
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.28.08
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 06.19.08
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