Predatorprey information

Known prey of little penguin (Eudyptula minor) (Klomp and Wooller 1988), bottlenose and common dolphins (Tursiops truncatus and Delphinus delphis) (Kemper and Gibbs 2002), great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), little black cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris), pied cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius) (Marchant and Higgins 1990), crested tern (Sterna bergii) (Harris and Last 1982, Chiaradia et al. 2002) and little tern (Sterna albifrons) (Higgins and Davies 1996). Undistinguished species of this Family are known prey of shy albatross (Thalassarche cauta) (Hedd et al. 2001), white-bellied sea eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) (Marchant and Higgins 1993), Caspian tern (Sterna caspia) and fairy tern (Sterna nereis) (Higgins and Davies 1996).

Otoliths of Aldrichetta forsteri from fish of 80 mm and 135 mm SL, figures a and b, respectively. Two otoliths have been included to illustrate changes with ontogeny.

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