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
2.06 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Trachurus trachurus 2% Trachurus trachurus.
3.09 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Myoxocephalus scorpius 2% Myoxocephalus scorpius; 1% Taurulus bubalis.
4.12 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pleuronectes platessa 4% Pleuronectes platessa.
5.15 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis 5% Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis.
5.15 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Merlangius merlangus 4% Merlangius merlangus; 1% Melanogrammus aeglefinus.
7.22 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Glyptocephalus cynoglossus 7% Glyptocephalus cynoglossus.
10.31 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults cod 10% cod.
11.34 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Molva molva 11% Molva molva.
12.37 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Microstomus kitt 12% Microstomus kitt.
39.18 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Ammodytes tobianus 38% Sandeels.
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.09.08
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 01.30.08
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