Food and Feeding Habits: Diet Composition Merluccius bilinearis
n = 16
Main Food Percent
Trophic Level
(y)
Predator Life Stage Country Locality Ref.
nekton 71 4.3 juv./adults USA Northwest Atlantic, from Cape Hatteras, N.C. to Nova Scotia, 1969-1972 8999
nekton 77 4.3 juv./adults Georges Bank 9714
nekton 79 4.3 juv./adults USA Southern New England 9714
nekton 88 4.4 juv./adults Middle Atlantic 9714
zoobenthos 52 4.5 juv./adults Scotian Shelf 9714
nekton 75 4.4 recruits/juv. USA Middle Atlantic 37512
nekton 89 4.4 recruits/juv. USA Southern New England 37512
nekton 63 4.0 recruits/juv. USA Georges Bank 37512
nekton 51 3.9 recruits/juv. USA Gulf of Maine 37512
nekton 86 4.4 recruits/juv. USA Scotian Shelf 37512
nekton 52 4.3 recruits/juv. USA Inshore North of Cape Hatteras. 37512
nekton 100 4.5 adults USA Northwest Atlantic, 1973-1976. 37201
nekton 88 4.5 adults USA Northwest Atlantic, 1973-1976. 37201
nekton 99 4.5 adults USA Northwest Atlantic, 1973-1976. 37201
nekton 84 4.5 adults USA Northwest Atlantic, 1973-1976. 37201
nekton 59 4.1 juv./adults Georges Bank 56601
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