Food and Feeding Habits Summary Scyliorhinus canicula
 
Main Ref. Ellis, J.R., M.G. Pawson and S.E. Shackley, 1996
Fish stage adults Mean length 50.00 TL
Sample size Percent empty
Country Locality Northeastern Atlantic, 1981-1985
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Scyliorhinus canicula
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
1.10 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults amphipods
1.50 % zoobenthos mollusks bivalves juv./adults bivalves
21.20 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Gadiforme 2.4% Clupeidae, 8.6% Gadiformes, 1.7% Pleuronectiformes, 1.9% Ammodytidae, 0.6% Gobiidae, 0.8% Pelagic teleosts, 0.3% Epibenthic teleosts, 4.4% Benthic teleosts
6.30 % zoobenthos mollusks gastropods juv./adults gastropods
0.10 % zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods juv./adults isopods
13.40 % zoobenthos worms n.a./other annelids juv./adults annelids
47.40 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Pagurus 4.4% Natantia, 3.1% Macrura, 2.2% Galatheidae, 4.4% Thalassinoidea, 26.9% Pagurus, 0.2% Majidae, 0.3% Corystes, 1.1% Atelecyclus, 3.3% Liocarcinus, 1% Xantho, 0.5% misc. Brachyura
1.60 % zoobenthos other benth. invertebrates n.a./other benth. invertebrates juv./adults benth. invertebrates
1.70 % zoobenthos echinoderms n.a./other echinoderms juv./adults echinoderms
5.70 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults squids/cuttlefish
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 06.17.99
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