Food items reported for Xiphias gladius
n = 122
Food I Food II Food III Food name Country Predator Stage
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Haliphron atlanticus Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Ancistrocheirus lesueuri (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Ancistrocheirus lesueurii Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Argonauta argo (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Argonauta sp. (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Brachioteuthis riisei Azores Is. juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Brachioteuthis sp. (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Grimalditeuthis bonplandi Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Megalocranchia sp. (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Teuthowenia megalops (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Gonatus antarcticus Chile juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Gonatus berryi Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Gonatus californiensis Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Grimalditeuthis bomplandi (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Histioteuthis heteropsis Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Histioteuthis bonnellii (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Histioteuthis dofleini (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Histioteuthis heteropsis Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Histioteuthis hoylei Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Histioteuthis reversa (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Pholidoteuthis boschmai Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Doryteuthis opalescens USA juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Loligo gahi Chile juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Loligo opalescens USA juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Loligo vulgaris (not available) adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Loligo vulgaris Greece juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Mastigoteuthis dentata Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Mastigoteuthis sp. (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Mastigoteuthis spp. Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Octopoteuthis rugosa (not available) adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Octopoteuthis rugosa (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Octopoteuthis sicula Global juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Taningia danae Global juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Taningia sp. Portugal juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Ocythoe tuberculata (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Dosidicus gigas Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Illex (not available) adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Illex argentinus Brazil juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Illex coindetii Portugal juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Illex illecebrosus USA juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Ommastrephes (not available) adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Ommastrephes bartramii (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Ornithoteuthis volatilis (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Stenoteuthis oualaniensis Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Stenoteuthis pteropus (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Sthenoteuthis oualaniensis Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Sthenoteuthis pteropus Canary Is. juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Todarodes filippovae Chile juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Todarodes sagittatus (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Todaropsis eblanae (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish unidentified Ommastrephidae Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Ancistroteuthis lichtensteini (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Onychoteuthis banksii Chile juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Onycoteuthis sp. USA juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Pholidoteuthis boschmai Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Sepia officinalis (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Heteroteuthis dispar (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Spirula spirula (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish unspecified squids and cuttlefishes St Helena juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish unidentified Teuthoidea Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Thysanoteuthis rhombus (not available) juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Vampyroteuthis infernalis Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Alepisaurus (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish Alepisaurus ferox Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Alepisaurus sp. St Helena juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish Capros aper (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Seriola peruana Chile juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Trachurus murphyi Chile juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Trachurus sp. (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Trachurus symmetricus Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish herrings (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish Sardina pilchardus Algeria juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Sardinella aurita Algeria juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish sardines (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish Coryphaena (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish unspecified dolphinfishes St Helena juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Engraulis encrasicolus Algeria juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Engraulis mordax Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish unspecified fishes Cape Verde juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unspecified flyingfishes St Helena juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Micromesistius poutassou (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Gempylus (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish Thyrsites atun Chile juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish hakes (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish Merluccius merluccius (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Merluccius productus Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Microstoma microstoma Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Diaphus sp. (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish Magnisudis atlantica Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Auxis spp. Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish mackerels (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish Scomber japonicus (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Thunnus (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified Scopelarchidae Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish Argyropelecus sp. Chile juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified Stromateoidei Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Synodus lucioceps Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Trachipterus altivelis Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Lepidopus caudatus (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Lepidopus fitchi Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified (not available) adults
nekton finfish bony fish unspecified tunas St Helena juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unidentified Teleostei Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish n.a./other finfish unidentified (not available) adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans unidentified Italy juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans unidentified (not available) recruits/juv.
zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other cephalopods unspecified cephalopods Cape Verde juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks octopi Haliphron atlanticus Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks octopi unidentified Octopoda Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks octopi Bathypolypus arcticus (not available) juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks octopi Illex coindetii Portugal juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks octopi Octopus rubescens Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks octopi Octopoteuthis rugosa (not available) adults
zooplankton plank. crust. n.a./other plank. crustaceans unspecified crustaceans Cape Verde juv./adults
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