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Table 1 Total number of stomachs analysed per season of the studied fish species

From: Meiofauna as food source for small-sized demersal fish in the southern North Sea

Species Species code Total number of stomachs
January 2009 May 2009 July 2009 October 2009 January 2010
B. luteum BUG 350 (0) 300 (4) 303 (8) 297 (24) 307 (92)
P. minutus POM 153 (17) 146 (26) 37 (11) 334 (40) 82 (17)
A. laterna ARN 159 (1) 31 (3) 71 (0) 225 (56) 186 (120)
L. limanda LIM 171 (60) 50 (0) 277 (51) 166 (44) 192 (123)
P. platessa PLE 81 (44) 27 (0) 100 (21) 111 (43) 37 (3)
   914   554   788   1,133   804
  1. Number of empty stomachs is given in parentheses. Individuals of L. limanda and P. platessa with fish lengths >20 cm LT are excluded