Food and Feeding Habits Summary Thunnus thynnus
Main Ref. Orsi Relini, L., F. Garibaldi, C. Cima and G. Palandri, 1995
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 78.00 TL
Sample size 67 Percent empty
Country Italy Locality Ligurian Sea
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Thunnus thynnus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
93.00 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Engraulis encrasicolus Fish (Engraulis encrasicolus, Sardina pilchardus)
6.00 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults benth. crustaceans
1.00 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other cephalopods juv./adults mollusks
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