Loligo forbesii usually feeds on organisms smaller than itself, including herring and other small fish, crustaceans, other cephalopods, and polychaetes, among others. Cannibalism is also common among the species.
Animal Foods: fish; mollusks; aquatic or marine worms; aquatic crustaceans; other marine invertebrates
Primary Diet: carnivore (Piscivore , Eats non-insect arthropods)
- 1998-2001. "CephBase" (On-line). Accessed September 14, 2001 at http://www.cephbase.utmb.edu/spdb/speciesc.cfm?CephID=229.