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 recruits/juv. Mean length 19.00 NG
Sample size 22 Percent empty 9
Country USA Locality Scotian Shelf.
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  • September
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  • November
  • December
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
0.10 % zoobenthos benth. crust. amphipods juv./adults Parathemisto gaudichaudii Parathemisto gaudichaudii
0.30 % zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods juv./adults Calanoida Calanoida.
2.80 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains.
92.10 % zooplankton plank. crust. euphausiids juv./adults euphausiids 3.6% Euphausia sp., 34.8% Thysanoessa raschii,53.7% unidentified euphausiids.
4.70 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults crustacea Unidentified crustacea.
Entered by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.31.01
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