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Table 1 Information about respondents (age, gender and locality) and ethnoecological information about common opossum/respondent (weight, breeding season, number of young/pregnancy, food diet and habitat)

From: Common opossum (Didelphis marsupialisLinnaeus, 1758): food and medicine for people in the Amazon

Respondents Age Gender Locality (Island) Weight (Kg) Breeding season (number of times/year) Number of young/pregnancy Food diet Habitat
1 55 M Nazaré 2 - 5 February to May (3) 4-8 Fruits Canopy “cofó” of miriti palm
2 38 F Guajará 2 - (-) - Fruits Hollow tree
3 67 M Nazaré 2 June (2-3) 8-9 Fruits Canopy “cofó” of miriti palm
4 74 (47) F (M) Guajará 2-3 June to August (-) 5-6 Fruits Miriti palm and hollow tree
5 46 M Guajará 2-3 August (1) 2-7 Fruits Floodplain
6 62 M Nazaré 1,5-4 August (3) 4-8 Fruits Miriti palm and river edge
7 27 M Nazaré 1-2,5 - (-) - Fruits -
8 52 (28) M (M) Nazaré 2-4 November to January (1) 3-6 Fruits Canopy “cofó” of miriti palm
9 53 (54) M (F) Nazaré 1,5-4 February to May (1) 4-7 Fruits Ground, canopy of miriti palm, river edge
10 58 M Quianduba 1-4 - (-) 4-6 Fruits Canopy of miriti palm and hollow tree
11 60 M Quianduba 1,5-4 August to January (1) 7 Insects, hen, eggs, Canopy of miriti palm and hollow tree
12 64 M Quianduba 1-4 - (-) 4-6 Fruits and insects Canopy of miriti palm and hollow tree
13 45 F Nazaré 1-3 June to December (-) 5-6 Fruits Canopy of miriti palm and hollow tree
14 26 M Nazaré 1-3 August to September (2) 5-13 Fruits Canopy of miriti palm and hollow tree
15 62 M Guajará 2-5 All year (muny) 3-7 Fruits Canopy of miriti palm and hollow tree
16 38 M Guajará 2-5 January to March (3) 7-10 Fruits and crustaceans Canopy of miriti palm and hollow tree
17 46 (36) M (F) Nazaré 2-3,5 December to March (1) 4-11 Fruits and hen Canopy of miriti palm and hollow tree
18 40 M Quianduba 1-4 All year (many) 3-12 Fruits Canopy of miriti palm and hollow tree
  1. Legend: F (Female); M (Male).