Food and Feeding Habits: Diet Composition Peprilus triacanthus
n = 7
Main Food Percent
Trophic Level
Predator Life Stage Country Locality Ref.
detritus 77 4.2 juv./adults USA Middle Atlantic 37512
zoobenthos 46 3.7 juv./adults USA Southern New England 37512
zoobenthos 81 3.3 juv./adults USA Offshore South of Cape Hatteras 37512
detritus 68 4.1 juv./adults USA Georges Bank 37512
zoobenthos 60 3.6 juv./adults USA Inshore South of Cape Hatteras 37512
detritus 47 4.3 juv./adults USA Inshore North of Cape Hatteras 37512
zooplankton 100 4.5 juv./adults North Atlantic 58261
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