Food and Feeding Habits: Diet Composition Megalops atlanticus
n = 5
Main Food Percent
Trophic Level
(y)
Predator Life Stage Country Locality Ref.
nekton 100 4.5 adults Puerto Rico Also U.S. Virgin Islands, Nov. 1958 - Jun. 1961. 33
zoobenthos 49 3.8 juv./adults Cuba southeast region 26338
zoobenthos 83 3.5 recruits/juv. Puerto Rico Along the western shores of Puerto Rico 26987
nekton 57 3.8 juv./adults Colombia Magdalena and La Guajira 56479
zooplankton 83 3.2 juv./adults USA Indian River marshland, Florida, 1956 101917
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