Food items reported for Rhincodon typus
n = 15
Food I Food II Food III Food name Country Predator Stage
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish unidentified (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish albacore (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified mackerel (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified tuna (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified (not available) juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds unidentified (not available) juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks unidentified (not available) juv./adults
zooplankton fish (early stages) fish eggs/larvae unidentified reef fish Belize adults
zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates unspecified zooplankton (not available) juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. euphausiids Pseudeuphausia latifrons Australia juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. euphausiids Pseudeuphausia latifrons Australia juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans unidentified (not available) juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods Acartia clausi Mexico juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods unidentified (not available) juv./adults
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