Pilot whales ingest about 45 kg of food per day. The main component of diet is squid, although small fish are also eaten.
Animal Foods: fish; mollusks
Primary Diet: carnivore (Molluscivore )
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Trophic Strategy"
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Phil Myers, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan
Emily Cloyd, University of Michigan
Cloyd, E. 2000. "Globicephala macrorhynchus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Globicephala_macrorhynchus.html
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