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Alimentation de la cardine, Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis en Mer Celtique = Diets of megrim, Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis in the Celtic Sea
Du Buit, M.-H. (1992). Alimentation de la cardine, Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis en Mer Celtique = Diets of megrim, Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis in the Celtic Sea. Cah. Biol. Mar. 33(4): 501-514
In: Cahiers de Biologie Marine. Station Biologique de Roscoff: Paris. ISSN 0007-9723, more
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  • Du Buit, M.-H.

Abstract
    Megrim (Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis) is the most abundant flatfish in Celtic Sea and Biscay Bay. Analysis of stomach contents has allowed determination of diet, variations in account size and geographical origin. Fish represents the most important prey in Celtic Sea. All species are swimming fish, Norway pout, blue whiting, horse mackerel. There are no correlation between size of prey and size of predator. Individual consumption has been evaluated 3.14 to 3.33 % of body weight/day.

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