Food and Feeding Habits Summary Scomber japonicus
Main Ref. Bowman, R.E., C.E. Stillwell, W.L. Michaels and M.D. Grosslein, 2000
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 18.00 NG
Sample size 25 Percent empty 4
Country USA Locality Inshore south and north of Cape Hatteras.
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Scomber japonicus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
0.80 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Osteichthyes Unidentified Osteichthyes.
82.90 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains and miscellaneous.
3.70 % zooplankton other plank. Invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates juv./adults Larvacea Unspecified Larvacea.
12.60 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods juv./adults Copepoda Unspecified Copepoda.
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