Food and Feeding Habits Summary Galeus melastomus
 
Main Ref. Olaso, I. and E. Rodriguez-Marin, 1995
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 28.50 TL
Sample size 21 Percent empty 33
Country Spain Locality Division VIIIc, 1991
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
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
7.90 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Micromesistius poutassou Micromesistius poutassou
88.42 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Polybius henslowi 45.37% Polybius henslowi, 12.4% Euphausiacea, 8.99% Pagurus prideauxi, 4.9% Paguridae, 13.62% other Paguridae, 1.09% Natantia, 2.04% Crangonidae
2.86 % zoobenthos worms polychaetes juv./adults polychaetes
0.82 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults squids/cuttlefish
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 05.28.99
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