Food items reported for Megalops atlanticus
n = 9
Food I Food II Food III Food name Country Predator Stage
nekton finfish bony fish Atherinomorus stipes (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Hypoatherina harringtonensis (not available) juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish unspecified small fishes Brazil recruits/juv.
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds unspecified algae Brazil recruits/juv.
zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs crabs Brazil juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns shrimps Brazil juv./adults
zoobenthos insects insects insects Brazil recruits/juv.
zooplankton other plank. invertebrates n.a./other plank. invertebrates unidentified ctenophore USA juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods copepods Brazil recruits/juv.
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