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Table 4 Stomach contents of the five species of snappers (Lutjanidae)

From: Ethnobiology of snappers (Lutjanidae): target species and suggestions for management

  L. analis, Copacabana L. synagris, Bertioga L. synagris, Maceió L. vivanus, P. Sauipe O. chrysurus, P. Sauipe R. aurorubens, P. Sauipe L. synagris, Paraty Total
FISH         
   Sardine (Clupeidae) 2     1    3
   cutlassfish (Trichiurus lepturus) 1        1
   another fish (Haemulon, Scorpaena, Eucinostomus, Diapterus volitans, Muraena sp., Batrachoididae)1 6 7 3 3 12 11 5 47
CRUSTACEAN 2         
   shrimp (camarão)   7 3 2 1   4 17
   crab (caranguejo)   2 4      6
   crab siri (siri)   5 3 3 7 1   19
   tamburutaca   2       2
   spanish slipper lobster (lagosta sapateira)   1       1
   crayfish (lagostim)    1      1
   another crustacean, rests   1 2     4 7
MOLLUSCS         
   squid (lula) 1       1 2
   mussel (mexilhão) 1        1
   shell of mussel (concha mexilhão) 1        1
   octopus (polvo) 1        1
Rest of food 6 6 4 8 8 6 8 46
Empty 18 8 2 13 37 1 16 95
Total samples 32 29 15 29 66 16 34 221
  1. 1identification revised by Rodrigo Caires, MZUSP.
  2. 2the identification of crustacean was revised by Gustavo S. de Melo (MZUSP) as follows: Callinectes ornatus, Callinectes exasperatus, Portunus spinimanus, Calappa angusta, Sicyonia sp., Dendrobranchiata, Isopoda, Iliacantha subglobosa, Brachyura sp., Caridea sp., Glyphocrangonidae sp., Squilla brasiliensis (Stomatopoda, Squillidae), Squilla brasiliensis (Stomatopoda, Squillidae), and Scyllarus depressus (Palinuridea, Scyllaridae).