Food and Feeding Habits: Diet Composition Scomber japonicus
n = 10
Main Food Percent
Trophic Level
(y)
Predator Life Stage Country Locality Ref.
plants 42 2.8 juv./adults Peru Paita 9142
zooplankton 60 3.1 juv./adults Peru Callao, 1978 5960
detritus 83 4.3 juv./adults USA Inshore south and north of Cape Hatteras. 37512
zoobenthos 49 3.6 juv./adults Peru Peruvian shelf 9-22°S 41406
nekton 35 3.8 juv./adults Japan 120 and 140 m off the Pacific coast of Iwate Perfecture. 57119
nekton 60 4.0 recruits/juv. Turkey Aegean Sea, Ismir Bay, Summer 2001 58448
nekton 96 4.2 recruits/juv. Turkey Aegean Sea, Ismir Bay, Autumn 2001 58448
zooplankton 68 3.5 recruits/juv. Turkey Aegean Sea, Ismir Bay, Winter 2001 58448
zoobenthos 65 3.4 recruits/juv. Turkey Aegean Sea, Ismir Bay, Spring 2001 58448
nekton 43 3.7 recruits/juv. Turkey Aegean Sea, Ismir Bay, 2001 58448
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