Table 1. Percentage of fish consumption in 1992–1993 and 2002–2003; n refers to the total number of meals that included some kind of fish as animal protein, NC = not collected.

Common name Scientific name Percentage of consumption 1992–1993 (n = 554) Percentage of consumption 2002–2003 (n = 208)
Atlantic bumper Chloroscombrus chrysurus 0.7 0.0
Atlantic cutlass fish Trichiurus lepturus 3.4 4.3
Black margate Anisotremus surinamensis 1.3 1.9
Bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix 0.4 0.0
Guri sea catfish Genidens genidens 9.4 4.8
Cichlid Geophagus spp. 0.7 0.0
Crevalle jack Caranx hippos 0.2 0.0
Flagfin Eucinostomus melanopterus 0.7 1.9
Florida pompano Trachinotus carolinus 0.2 0.0
Gray snapper Lutjanus griseus 1.3 5.8
Gray triggerfish Balistes capriscus 0.2 0.0
Grouper Epinephelus marginatus 0.7 0.0
Horse-eye jack Caranx latus 3.1 0.0
Jamaica weakfish Cynoscion jamaicensis 0.5 0.0
Kingcroaker Menticirrhus littoralis, M. americanus 1.4 2.4
Lane snapper Lutjanus synagris 1.8 1.0
Leatherjack Oligoplites spp 0.2 0.0
Mojarra spp. Diapterus olisthostomus 1.1 2.4
Mullet Mugil platanus 5.4 19.7
Pompano Trachinotus spp 0.2 1.0
Porkfish Anisotremus virginicus 0.4 1.0
Scad Tachurus lathami; Decapterus spp; Caranx latus 0.5 1.0
Shark Carcharhinidae 1.6 1.0
Sheepshead porgy Calamus penna 0.0 10.6
Small fish Juveniles of many species 0.4 0.0
Snook Centropomus spp. 18.2 16.8
Weakfish NC 0.2 0.0
Weakfish Cynoscion spp; Macrodon spp 0.0 1.9
White mullet Mugil curema 40.1 14.9
Whitemouth croaker/
Sand drum
Micropogonias furnieri; Umbrina coroides 3.1 0.5
Yellow chub Kyphosus sectatrix 0.5 0.0
Other species NC 0.9 3.8
Juveniles NC 0.4 0.0
Oysters Crassostrea spp. 0.2 0.0
Shrimp Macrobrachium spp. 0.4 2.4
Shellfish NC 0.7 0.0
Squid Loligo spp. 0.0 1.0