Food and Feeding Habits Summary Galeocerdo cuvier
 
Main Ref. Bowman, R.E., C.E. Stillwell, W.L. Michaels and M.D. Grosslein, 2000
Fish stage adults Mean length 181.00 NG
Sample size 52 Percent empty 23.1
Country USA Locality Northwest Atlantic
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Galeocerdo cuvier
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
6.00 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pomatomus saltatrix Pomatomus saltatrix (4.4%), Scomber scombrus (0.3%), unspecified Gadidae (0.2%), Stenotomus chrysops (<0.1%), unspecified Triglidae (<0.1%), and other unspecified Osteichthyes (1.1%).
31.60 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Lophius americanus Lophius americanus
4.20 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others Animal remains Animal remains and miscellaneous.
0.20 % others birds n.a./other birds juv./adults Sea birds Sea and land birds.
0.30 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other cephalopods juv./adults Cephalopods Unidentified Cephalopods.
5.50 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish juv./adults Galeocerdo cuvieri Galeocerdo cuvieri (3.2%), unspecified Squaliformes (0.1%), Raja sp. (2.0%), unspecified Rajidae (0.2%).
6.20 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish juv./adults Carcharhinus obscurus Carcharhinus obscurus.
8.30 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish juv./adults Cetorhinus maximus Cetorhimus maximus.
30.10 % others mammals n.a./other mammals juv./adults Mammalia Unspecified Mammalia.
7.60 % others herps turtles juv./adults Sea turtle Sea turtle.
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 04.02.01
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 06.24.04
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 04.19.01
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