Food and Feeding Habits: Diet Composition Scomber scombrus
n = 29
Main Food Percent
Trophic Level
(y)
Predator Life Stage Country Locality Ref.
zooplankton 59 3.1 larvae Western Baltic 13424
zooplankton 39 3.2 larvae Canada Sable I., Scotian Shelf, July 18-23, 1991 28129
zooplankton 89 3.0 larvae Canada Sable I., Scotian Shelf, July 18-23, 1991 28129
zoobenthos 96 3.3 juv./adults USA Southern New England 37512
zooplankton 34 3.2 recruits/juv. USA Georges Bank. 37512
zoobenthos 84 3.2 juv./adults USA Gulf of Maine. 37512
zoobenthos 55 3.2 juv./adults USA Scotian Shelf 37512
zoobenthos 98 3.3 adults USA Inshore North of Cape Hatteras. 37512
zooplankton 93 3.3 recruits/juv. North Sea, 1981, Quarter 1 26802
zooplankton 83 3.4 juv./adults North Sea, 1981, Quarter 1 26802
zooplankton 100 3.2 juv./adults North Sea, 1981, Quarter 1 26802
nekton 89 4.4 juv./adults North Sea, 1981, Quarter 2 26802
nekton 49 3.9 juv./adults North Sea, 1981, Quarter 2 26802
zoobenthos 44 3.7 adults North Sea, 1981, Quarter 2 26802
zooplankton 37 3.6 adults North Sea, 1981, Quarter 4 26802
nekton 34 3.7 recruits/juv. North Sea, 1981, Quarter 3 26802
nekton 38 3.7 juv./adults North Sea, 1981, Quarter 3 26802
nekton 38 3.7 adults North Sea, 1981, Quarter 3 26802
zooplankton 29 3.7 recruits/juv. North Sea, 1981, Quarter 4 26802
zooplankton 48 3.6 juv./adults North Sea, 1981, Quarter 4 26802
nekton 37 3.7 juv./adults Portugal 41°50'N & 9°06'W to 36°40'N & 7°25'W, Jul. & Oct. 1990-91, Feb. 1992 45425
zooplankton 100 3.2 adults North Sea, Quarter 1 42340
zoobenthos 44 3.4 adults North Sea, Quarter 2 42340
zooplankton 93 3.3 juv./adults North Sea, Quarter 1 42340
nekton 86 4.4 juv./adults North Sea, Quarter 2 42340
nekton 34 3.8 juv./adults North Sea, Quarter 3 42340
zoobenthos 29 3.8 juv./adults North Sea, Quarter 4 42340
zooplankton 78 3.3 juv./adults Spain Cantabrian Sea, Spring 1999 55912
zoobenthos 46 3.5 juv./adults Spain Cantabrian Sea, Autumn 1988-1999 55912
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