Trophic interactions among grouper (Epinephelus marginatus), octopus (Octopus vulgaris) and red lobster (Palinurus elephas) in the Western Mediterranean

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Quetglas, A. (Antoni); Reñones, O. (Olga); Goñi, R. (Raquel);
(2001)
  • Publisher: Centro Oceanográfico de Baleares
  • Subject: diet composition | trophic diversity | diet overlap | predation efficiency

In the present paper a first evaluation of the trophic interactions between grouper, octopus and spiny red lobster in the western Mediterranean is presented. The efficiency of octopus preying on lobsters is also estimated from trap catches. Grouper and octopus base thei... View more
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