Food and Feeding Habits: Diet Composition Trichiurus lepturus
n = 36
Main Food Percent
Trophic Level
(y)
Predator Life Stage Country Locality Ref.
nekton 54 4.5 juv./adults South Africa South coast 27958
nekton 67 4.4 recruits/juv. USA Texas coast, 1981 30529
nekton 83 4.4 recruits/juv. USA Texas coast, 1981 30529
nekton 70 4.1 juv./adults USA Inshore south of Cape Hatteras. 37512
zooplankton 88 3.3 recruits/juv. India Off west coast, 1976. 44224
nekton 43 4.1 juv./adults India Off west coast, 1976. 44224
nekton 74 4.2 recruits/juv. India Off west coast, 1976. 44224
nekton 78 4.4 adults India Off west coast, 1976. 44224
nekton 89 4.5 adults India Off west coast, 1976. 44224
nekton 96 4.5 adults India Off west coast, 1976. 44224
nekton 77 4.4 juv./adults India Off west coast, 5-6 May 1976. 0100-0200H 44224
nekton 84 4.4 juv./adults India Off west coast, 5-6 May 1976. 0500-0600H 44224
nekton 93 4.5 juv./adults India Off west coast, 5-6 May 1976. 0900-1000H 44224
nekton 69 4.2 juv./adults India Off west coast, 1976. 44224
nekton 52 4.3 juv./adults India Off west coast, 1976. 44224
nekton 91 4.4 juv./adults India Off west coast, 1976. 44224
nekton 100 4.5 adults New Caledonia 1985-1997 55797
nekton 64 4.5 juv./adults Brazil Santa Catarina/Parana, Continental Platform, Winter/Spring 2001-2002. 55963
nekton 98 4.5 juv./adults Brazil Santa Catarina/Parana, Slope, Winter/Spring 2001-2002. 55963
nekton 97 4.5 juv./adults Brazil Rio de Janeiro/São Paulo, Continental Platform, Winter/Spring 2001-2002. 55963
nekton 90 4.5 juv./adults Brazil Rio de Janeiro/São Paulo, Slope, Winter/Spring 2001-2002. 55963
nekton 81 4.3 juv./adults Brazil Santa Catarina/Parana, Continental Platform, Summer/Autumn 2002. 55963
nekton 53 4.1 juv./adults Brazil Santa Catarina/Parana, Slope, Summer/Autumn 2002. 55963
zooplankton 54 3.8 juv./adults Brazil Rio de Janeiro/São Paulo, Continental Platform, Summer/Autumn 2002. 55963
nekton 60 4.5 juv./adults Brazil Rio de Janeiro/São Paulo, Slope, Summer/Autumn 2002. 55963
zooplankton 66 3.8 juv./adults Colombia Magdalena and La Guajira 56479
nekton 57 4.4 juv./adults Brazil Continental slope, states of Santa Catarina and Paraná 55963
nekton 91 4.4 juv./adults Brazil Continental shelf, states de Rio de Janeiro e São Paulo 55963
nekton 55 4.4 juv./adults Brazil Continental slope, states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo 55963
nekton 90 4.4 adults Brazil Continental shelf, states of Santa Catarina and Paraná 55963
nekton 50 4.4 juv./adults Brazil Continental shelf and slope of the states of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná a 55963
nekton 62 3.8 juv./adults Brazil Continental slope, states of Santa Catarina and Paraná 55963
nekton 52 3.4 juv./adults Brazil Continental shelf, states de Rio de Janeiro e São Paulo 55963
zooplankton 54 3.7 juv./adults Brazil Continental slope, states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo 55963
others 60 4.9 adults Brazil Continental slope, states of Santa Catarina and Paraná 55963
nekton 46 3.4 juv./adults Brazil Continental shelf and slope of the states of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná a 55963
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