Food and Feeding Habits Summary Halichoerus grypus
 
Main Ref. Bowen, W.D. and G.D. Harrison, 1994
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length none
Sample size Percent empty
Country Canada Locality Sable Island, Nova Scotia
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
0.40 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults capelin
0.40 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults witch flounder
0.60 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Urophycis spp 0.2% Urophycis spp; 0.2% Pollock; 0.2% Atlantic herring; <0.1% Winter flounder; <0.1% Haddock.
1.10 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults yellowtail flounder
1.30 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults redfish
1.40 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults American plaice
2.60 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults silver hake
11.00 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Atlantic cod
80.90 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults sand lance
0.30 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults squid
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.29.08
Modified by Guerzon, Lorielle Ivy on 01.30.08
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