Food and Feeding Habits Summary Galeus melastomus
Main Ref. Macpherson, E., 1981
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length TL
Sample size 1559 Percent empty
Country Spain Locality Balearic Sea, 1976-78
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Galeus melastomus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
64.60 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Engraulis encrasicolus Fish (Engraulis encrasicolus, Gadiculus argenteus argenteus)
18.50 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults benth. crustaceans
16.90 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks juv./adults mollusks
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 05.24.02
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 02.04.03
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