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Resource Ecology and Ecosystem Modeling - West Coast Groundfish Food Habits Database

The table below lists the contents of the West Coast (Washington, Oregon, California waters) food habits database collected on US research vessel research vessels from 1967 to 1999. The data are stored in tables similar to our main database but are maintained separately. The numbers of analyzed stomachs in the data set are presented by year and species

Species Name Year Total
Albatrosia pectoralis (giant grenadier) 1992 94
  1997 44
Albatrosia pectoralis (giant grenadier) Total   138
Anoplopoma fimbria (sablefish) 1989 514
  1991 104
  1992 113
  1995 41
Anoplopoma fimbria (sablefish) Total   772
Atheresthes stomias (arrowtooth flounder) 1989 341
  1992 39
Atheresthes stomias (arrowtooth flounder) Total   380
Coryphaenoides acrolepis (Pacific rattail) 1992 40
Coryphaenoides acrolepis (Pacific rattail) Total   40
Embassichthys bathybius (deepsea sole) 1991 62
  1992 109
Embassichthys bathybius (deepsea sole) Total   171
Gonatopsis borealis (squid) 1990 4
Gonatopsis borealis (squid) Total   4
Merluccius productus (Pacifc hake) 1967 1772
  1968 29
  1980 325
  1981 79
  1987 122
  1988 1703
  1989 2741
  1990 470
  1991 138
  1992 100
  1995 2633
  1996 160
  1997 1046
  1998 4873
  1999 313
Merluccius productus (Pacifc hake) Total   16504
Microstomus pacificus (Dover sole) 1989 560
  1991 120
  1992 166
Microstomus pacificus (Dover sole) Total   846
Moroteuthis robusta (squid) 1990 1
Moroteuthis robusta (squid) Total   1
Ommastrephes bartrami (neon flying Squid) 1990 53
Ommastrephes bartrami (neon flying Squid) Total   53
Onychoteuthis borealijaponica (squid) 1990 8
Onychoteuthis borealijaponica (squid) Total   8
Sebastes aleutianus (rougheye rockfish) 1986 27
Sebastes aleutianus (rougheye rockfish) Total   27
Sebastes alutus (Pacific ocean perch) 1980 111
  1986 88
Sebastes alutus (Pacific ocean perch) Total   199
Sebastes brevispinis (silvergray rockfish) 1986 43
Sebastes brevispinis (silvergray rockfish) Total   43
Sebastes crameri (darkblotched rockfish) 1986 11
Sebastes crameri (darkblotched rockfish) Total   11
Sebastes elongatus (greenstriped rockfish) 1986 56
Sebastes elongatus (greenstriped rockfish) Total   56
Sebastes entomelas (widow rockfish) 1980 18
Sebastes entomelas (widow rockfish) Total   18
Sebastes flavidus (yellowtail rockfish) 1980 163
  1986 39
Sebastes flavidus (yellowtail rockfish) Total   202
Sebastes helvomaculatus (rosethorn rockfish) 1986 9
Sebastes helvomaculatus (rosethorn rockfish) Total 9
Sebastes melanops (black rockfish) 1988 16
Sebastes melanops (black rockfish) Total   16
Sebastes paucispinis (bocaccio) 1986 1
Sebastes paucispinis (bocaccio) Total   1
Sebastes pinniger (canary rockfish) 1986 62
Sebastes pinniger (canary rockfish) Total   62
Sebastes proriger (redstripe rockfish) 1986 28
Sebastes proriger (redstripe rockfish) Total   28
Sebastes ruberrimus (yelloweye rockfish) 1986 1
Sebastes ruberrimus (yelloweye rockfish) Total   1
Sebastes zacentrus (sharpchin rockfish) 1986 21
Sebastes zacentrus (sharpchin rockfish) Total   21
Sebastolobus alascanus (shortspine thornyhead) 1986 24
  1989 200
  1991 216
  1992 193
  1995 34
Sebastolobus alascanus (shortspine thornyhead) Total 667
Sebastolobus altivelis (longspine thornyhead) 1991 185
  1992 143
Sebastolobus altivelis (longspine thornyhead) Total 328
Grand Total   20606


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