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Table 6 Baits used to catch 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

Bait Copacabana Bertioga Itacimirim Florianópolis Vitória Island Total
Anything 3 1   1   5
Artificial bait     6   6
Bird     1   1
Bonito 2 4   4 2 12
Crabs   3   1   4
Crustacea 2      2
Deteriorated meat 1 2     3
Fish   2 12 2   16
Maize grass     1   1
Meat     2   2
Octopus   2     2
Sardine 3 8 7 4   22
Scad    7    7
Shrimp 1 1 1    3
Small molluscs   1     1
Squid 1 2   4   7
  1. aBertioga and Vitória Island (São Paulo), Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro), Pântano do Sul (Florianópolis, Santa Catarina), and Itacimirim (Bahia).
  2. bBased don interviews with experienced fishermen [40 years up, fishing and living in the locality for 25 years or more]