Food and Feeding Habits: Diet Composition Thunnus albacares
n = 10
Main Food Percent
Trophic Level
(y)
Predator Life Stage Country Locality Ref.
nekton 68 4.4 adults Sri Lanka 50 km off the Sri Lankan coast, July 1984-June 1986 27003
nekton 75 4.5 adults Sri Lanka 50 km off the Sri Lankan coast 27003
nekton 70 4.2 juv./adults Mozambique 1989 9035
nekton 81 4.5 juv./adults western tropical Pacific tuna ground, northwest to the Solomon Islands, 1993 28765
nekton 99 4.5 juv./adults Seychelles 1990 9035
zooplankton 47 3.8 recruits/juv. Sri Lanka 50 km off the Sri Lankan coast, July 1984-June 1986 27003
zooplankton 63 3.7 recruits/juv. Sri Lanka 50 km off the Sri Lankan coast 27003
nekton 56 4.5 juv./adults Brazil Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro. 41508
nekton 73 4.5 juv./adults Tropical waters of south Equatorial divergence, Eastern Central Atlantic, 2000 48488
nekton 61 4.4 juv./adults North and tropical Atlantic Ocean 76866
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