teuthophagous

teuthophagous

feeding or subsisting solely on cephalopods.
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To improve descriptions of the feeding habits of teuthophagous predators and to increase the number of evaluations of size-based predation on cephalopod prey we present 1) predictive equations for reconstructing original prey size and 2) allometric relationships of mantle length to total body length for the two most common species of cephalopods in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, L.
Some of the greatest consumers of cephalopods are large apex predators such as pelagic sharks, tunas, swordfish, and marine mammals; however, the majority of diet data collected on these and many other teuthophagous predators has been qualitative (Smale, 1996).