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Table 5 Local Knowledge on the diet of Epinephelus marginatus in the coast of Brazila, b

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

Food Item Copacabana Bertioga Itacimirim Pântano do Sul Vitória sland TOTAL
Algae   1     1
Anything 3 3 3 7 1 17
Bonito 1 4 1 1 1 8
Crabs 1 2 1 2   6
Crustacean 2      2
Deteriorated fish/meat 1 5   7   13
Fish 2   15 8 2 27
Meat    1    1
Mouse/snake     1   1
Octopus   2    1 3
Sardine 3 6 2 2 1 14
Shrimp 1   2    3
Small mollusks 4 1     5
Squid   3   3   6
Interviews 10 11 15 11 2 49
  1. aBertioga and Vitória Island (São Paulo), Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro), Pântano do Sul (Florianópolis, Santa Catarina), and Itacimirim (Bahia).
  2. b Based don interviews with experienced fishermen [40 years up, fishing and living in the locality for 25 years or more]