Food items reported for Bathynomus giganteus
n = 36
Food I Food II Food III Food name Country Predator Stage
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish unidentified cephalopods Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Loligo pealeii Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Loligo plei Mexico juv./adults
nekton cephalopods squids/cuttlefish Rossia sp. Mexico juv./adults
nekton finfish bony fish Fragments of fish Mexico juv./adults
others others n.a./others shell fragments Mexico juv./adults
plants other plants benthic algae/weeds plant material Mexico juv./adults
plants phytoplankton diatoms unidentified foramineferans Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods Chiridius sp. Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. benth. copepods Pleuromamma xiphias Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. crabs galatheid crabs Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods Bathynomus giganteus Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods Cirolana diminuta Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods Cirolana parva Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods Cirolana polita Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods Conilera cylindracea Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods Natatolana gracilis Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. isopods unidentified isopods Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans Argulus sp. Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. n.a./other benth. crustaceans Corycaeus sp. Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods Macrocypridina castanea Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. ostracods unidentified ostracods Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns caridean shrimps Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns Lysmata sp. Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. shrimps/prawns Heterocarpus sp. Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos benth. crust. stomatopods Bathysquilla sp. Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos echinoderms n.a./other echinoderms fragments and spines of crinoids Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos mollusks octopi Octopus sp Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates ascidians unidentified tunicates Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges fragments of sponges Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos worms non-annelids unidentified nematods Mexico juv./adults
zoobenthos worms non-annelids Anisakis sp. Mexico juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods Undinula vulgaris Mexico juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods Candacia pachydactyla Mexico juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods Candacia sp. Mexico juv./adults
zooplankton plank. crust. plank. copepods Temora sp. Mexico juv./adults
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