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Resource Ecology and Ecosystem Modeling - Japanese Groundfish Food Habits Database

The table below lists the contents of an eastern Bering Sea groundfish food habits database donated to us by Japanese scientists who collected these data on Japanese research vessels from 1979 to 1985. The data are stored in tables similar to our main database but are maintained separately. The numbers of analyzed stomachs in the Japanese data set are presented by year and species

Species Name Year Number of Stomachs
Albatrosia pectoralis (giant grenadier) 1985 96
Anoplopoma fimbria (sablefish) 1985 44
Atheresthes evermanni (Kamchatka flounder) 1985 83
Dasycottus setiger (spinyhead sculpin) 1975 78
Gadus macrocephalus (Pacific cod) 1970 23
  1972 244
  1974 199
  1975 903
  1976 328
  1981 1326
  1982 175
  1985 438
Hemilepidotus jordani (yellow Irish lord) 1975 156
Hemilepidotus papilio (butterfly sculpin) 1975 4
Hemitripterus bolini (bigmouth sculpin) 1975 19
Hippoglossoides elassodon (flathead sole) 1970 293
  1971 310
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut) 1970 532
Icelus spiniger (thorny sculpin) 1975 50
Lepidopsetta bilineatus (southern rock sole) 1971 902
Limanda aspera (yellowfin sole) 1970 1116
  1971 603
  1975 17
  1983 372
Malacocottus kincaidi (blackfin sculpin) 1975 4
Myoxocephalus jaok (plain sculpin) 1975 504
Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus (great sculpin) 1975 19
Pleuronectes quadrituberculatus (Alaska plaice) 1970 665
Theragra chalcogramma (walleye pollock) 1970 1482
  1971 1541
  1972 208
  1974 5943
  1975 556
  1976 1201
  1977 124
  1978 2577
  1979 1638
  1980 2279
  1981 3985
  1983 657
  1985 70
Triglops pingeli (ribbed sculpin) 1975 8
Grand Total   31772


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