Although feeding by M. peruvianus has not been witnessed, it is believed that this species eats mid- to deep-sea fish and squid (Cetacea, 2001).
Animal Foods: fish; mollusks
Primary Diet: carnivore (Piscivore , Molluscivore )
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Ondrej Podlaha, University of Michigan
Jasmine Bhatia, University of Michigan
Bhatia, J. 2002. "Mesoplodon peruvianus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Mesoplodon_peruvianus.html
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