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
1.02 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Microstomus kitt 1% Microstomus kitt.
2.04 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pleuronectes platessa 2% Pleuronectes platessa.
2.04 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Trachurus trachurus 2% Trachurus trachurus.
3.06 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis 3% Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis.
5.10 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Melanogrammus aeglefinus 1% Merlangius merlangus; 4% Melanogrammus aeglefinus.
5.10 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Taurulus bubalis 2% Myoxocephalus scorpius; 3% Taurulus bubalis.
7.14 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pollachius virens 7% Pollachius virens.
13.27 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults cod 13% cod.
16.33 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Molva molva 16% Molva molva.
44.90 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Ammodytes tobianus 44% Sandeels.
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.09.08
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 01.30.08
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