Food and Feeding Habits Summary Carcharhinus obscurus
 
Main Ref. Smale, M.J., 1991
Fish stage adults Mean length 275.00 TL
Sample size 7 Percent empty
Country South Africa Locality Eastern Cape Coast
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Carcharhinus obscurus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
21.70 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Sardinops ocellatus 16.7% Sardinops ocellatus , 4.2% Galeichthys feliceps , 0.8% unid. Fish
42.40 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish juv./adults Dasyatidae Dasyatidae
35.90 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults Loligo reynaudii 35.9% Loligo reynaudii
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 08.04.98
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