Food and Feeding Habits Summary Clupea harengus
Main Ref. Bowman, R.E., C.E. Stillwell, W.L. Michaels and M.D. Grosslein, 2000
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 24.00 NG
Sample size 10 Percent empty 0
Country USA Locality Georges Bank.
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Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Clupea harengus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
1.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Parathemisto gaudichaudii 1.1% Parathemisto gaudichaudii, 0.2% Calliopius laeviusculus.
2.80 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods juv./adults Calanoida Calanoida.
37.70 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains.
0.20 % zooplankton plank. crust. euphausiids juv./adults Thysanoessa raschii Thysanoessa raschii
58.00 % zoobenthos worms non-annelids juv./adults Chaetognatha Chaetognatha.
Entered by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.30.01
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