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Table 2 Stomach contents on sub-samples of Epinephelus marginatuscollected in Bertioga (coast of São Paulo) and Copacabana (coast of Rio de Janeiro), Brazil.

From: Ecology and ethnoecology of dusky grouper [garoupa, Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834)] along the coast of Brazil

Content Bertioga Copacabana Total from the two localities Total Length < = 400 mm Total Length > 400 mm
Empty 9 12 21 11 10
Crabs 11 15 26 11 15
Fish1 4 12 16 7 8
Shrimp 0 3 3 0 3
Rest of fooda 0 1 1 0 1
Total samples 22 39 61 27 32
  1. a Material mostly not identifiable, except for 2 sardines (Clupeidae) in the material from Bertioga.
  2. Results are shown per class of total length: equal or less that 400 mm, and higher that 400 mm.