Food and Feeding Habits Summary Carcharhinus leucas
 
Main Ref. Cort├ęs, E., 1999
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 175.00 TL
Sample size 409 Percent empty
Country Locality Not stated.
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Carcharhinus leucas
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
4.00 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others benthic algae/weeds Troph of prey from Table 1 in Ref. 33559; s.e. adjusted from Foodtroph table.
52.30 % nekton finfish bony fish juv./adults finfish Troph of prey from Table 1 in Ref. 33559; s.e. adjusted from Foodtroph table.
2.60 % zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans juv./adults Decapod crustaceans Decapod crustaceans. Troph of prey from Table 1 in Ref. 33559; s.e. adjusted from Foodtroph table.
35.40 % nekton finfish n.a./other finfish juv./adults Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyan fishes. Troph of prey from Table 1 in Ref. 33559; s.e. adjusted from Foodtroph table.
3.10 % others mammals n.a./other mammals juv./adults mammals Troph of prey from Table 1 in Ref. 33559; s.e. adjusted from Foodtroph table.
0.20 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks juv./adults molluscs Troph of prey from Table 1 in Ref. 33559; s.e. adjusted from Foodtroph table.
1.40 % others herps n.a./other reptiles juv./adults Sea turtles Sea turtles and snakes. Troph of prey from Table 1 in Ref. 33559; s.e. adjusted from Foodtroph table.
0.50 % others birds sea birds juv./adults sea birds Troph of prey from Table 1 in Ref. 33559; s.e. adjusted from Foodtroph table.
0.50 % nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish juv./adults squids/cuttlefish Troph of prey from Table 1 in Ref. 33559; s.e. adjusted from Foodtroph table.
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 03.22.00
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