Food and Feeding Habits Summary Gadus morhua
 
Main Ref. Bromley, P.J., T. Watson and J.R.G. Hislop, 1997
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 3.91 TL
Sample size 341 Percent empty
Country Locality 60 miles southeast of Lerwick in the Shetland Is., 1991
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Gadus morhua
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
0.10 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Gammaridae Gammaridae
11.85 % nekton finfish bony fish recruits/juv. Merlangius merlangus 0.69% Merlangius merlangus, 0.09% Gadus morhua, 1.46% Gadidae, 1.37% sandeels, 8.24% unid. Fish
7.47 % zooplankton plank. crust. euphausiids juv./adults euphausiids
0.43 % zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans juv./adults Hyperiid amphipods Hyperid amphipods
1.80 % zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans larvae Decapod Decapod larvae
0.10 % zoobenthos worms non-annelids juv./adults Nematoda Nematoda
78.28 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults Calanus finmarchicus 16.74 Calanus finmarchicus and other unid. Copepoda
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 08.24.98
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 12.17.10
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