Ecology of Polydactylus nigripinnis
 
Main Ref. Motomura, H., 2004
Distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Polydactylus nigripinnis may be found.
Remarks Collected off river mouths as well as offshore (Ref. 57343). Inhabits coastal waters over sand or mud bottoms (Ref. 3132). Known to be taken at 150 m in the Gulf of Carpentaria but typically from a much shallower depth (Ref. 3132).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom: sand; mud;
Substrate Ref. Allen, G.R. and R. Swainston, 1988
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type
Feeding type ref
Feeding habit
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 08.31.06
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.16.13
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