Food and Feeding Habits Summary Engraulis encrasicolus
Main Ref. Tudela, S., I. Palomera and G. QuĂ­lez, 2002
Fish stage larvae Mean length 10.00 NG
Sample size 15 Percent empty
Country Spain Locality Catalan Sea - Gulf of Lions, July 1992.
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Engraulis encrasicolus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
4.60 % zooplankton plank. crust. cladocerans larvae cladocerans
22.70 % zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates larvae nauplii nauplii
18.20 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods eggs plank. copepods
54.50 % zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods larvae Oithona nana Copepodites: Oithona nana, Temora stylifera, Microsetella norvegica, Oncaea sp., Centropages sp., Paracalanus sp.
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 08.22.02
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