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 Southern 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
1.00 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Trachurus trachurus 1% Trachurus trachurus.
3.10 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pleuronectes platessa 2% Pleuronectes platessa; 1% Microstomus kitt.
4.10 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Molva molva 4% Molva molva.
4.10 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Taurulus bubalis 4% Taurulus bubalis.
5.20 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Glyptocephalus cynoglossus 5% Glyptocephalus cynoglossus.
7.20 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Melanogrammus aeglefinus 4% Melanogrammus aeglefinus; 3% Pollachius virens.
10.30 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults cod 10% cod.
28.90 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Ammodytes tobianus 28% Sandeels.
36.10 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Merlangius merlangus 35% Merlangius merlangus.
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.09.08
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 01.30.08
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