Food and Feeding Habits Summary Sphyrna zygaena
Main Ref. Smale, M.J., 1991
Fish stage adults Mean length 250.00 TL
Sample size 5 Percent empty
Country South Africa Locality Eastern Cape Coast
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
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
97.80 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Merluccius capensis mainly Merluccius capensis
2.20 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults Loligo v. reynaudii mainly Loligo v. reynaudii
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 08.05.98
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