Diet Overlap

Gadus morhua (rock cod)
Phoca vitulina (Harbor Seal)

Common Diet

Illex illecebrosus (northern shortfin squid)
Micromesistius poutassou (Poutassou)

Common Habitat

Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast
Firth of Lorn
Flamborough Head
Lochs Duich, Long and Alsh Reefs
Luce Bay and Sands
Moray Firth
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol
Sefton Coast

Attributes / relations provided by
1Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000)
2CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
3Trophic ecology of blue whiting in the Barents Sea, Andrey V. Dolgov, Edda Johannesen, Mikko Heino, and Erik Olsen, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 67: 483–493
4The harbour seal Phoca vitulina as a predator in the Skagerrak. Haerkoenen, T | Heide-Joergensen, M-P, Ophelia. Vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 191-207 1991