Food and Feeding Habits Summary Isurus oxyrinchus
 
Main Ref. Stillwell, C.E. and N.E. Kohler, 1982
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 250.00 TL
Sample size 399 Percent empty
Country USA Locality New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, area between Cape Hatteras & the Grand Banks
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Isurus oxyrinchus
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
0.30 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Anguilla rostrata 0.2% Anguilla rostrata, 0.1% Brevoortia tyrannus
0.30 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Gadidae 0.2% Gadidae, 0.1% Alepisauridae
0.50 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Scomberesox saurus 0.4% Scomberesox saurus, 0.1% Macrozoarces americanus
0.80 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Sebastes marinus 0.4% Scorpaenidae, 0.3% Sebastes marinus sp., 0.1% Triglidae
1.90 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults bony fish
3.90 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Scomber scombrus 2.4% Scombridae, 0.6% Scomber scombrus , 0.4% Euthynnus pelamis ,
12.40 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Xiphias gladius Xiphias gladius
78.20 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults Pomatomus saltator Pomatomus saltator
0.30 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish juv./adults Prionace glauca 0.2% Prionace glauca, 0.1% Rhinoptera sp
1.40 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults Illex illecebrosus 1.2% Illex illecebrosus, 0.1% Ommastrephidae, 0.1% unidentified cephalopods
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 12.08.92
Modified by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.04.02
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