Food and Feeding Habits Summary Squalus megalops
Main Ref. Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 45.00 TL
Sample size Percent empty
Country South Africa Locality Not stated.
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Squalus megalops
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
49.38 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults bony fish
23.46 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults benth. crustaceans
1.23 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish juv./adults finfish
25.93 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults squids/cuttlefish
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 03.16.94
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