Food and Feeding Habits Summary Sphyrna zygaena
Main Ref. Bowman, R.E., C.E. Stillwell, W.L. Michaels and M.D. Grosslein, 2000
Fish stage adults Mean length 146.00 NG
Sample size 15 Percent empty 60
Country USA Locality Inshore south of Cape Hatteras and Northwest Atlantic.
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Sphyrna zygaena
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
4.60 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Osteichthyes Unidentified Osteichthyes.
5.90 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Triglidae Unspecified Triglidae.
6.50 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Peprilus triacanthus Peprilus triacanthus
17.10 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Clupea harengus Clupea harengus
63.80 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Coryphaena hippurus Coryphaena hippurus
2.00 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains and miscellaneous.
0.10 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish juv./adults Rajidae Unspecified Rajidae
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 04.03.01
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 04.19.01
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