Ecology of Paralichthys dentatus
Main Ref. Langton, R.W. and R.E. Bowman, 1981
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Paralichthys dentatus may be found.


Substrate Benthic: mobile; demersal; Soft Bottom: sand; silt; mud;
Substrate Ref. Able, K.W. and S.C. Kaiser, 1994
Special habitats Beds: sea grass;: lagoons;
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Langton, R.W. and R.E. Bowman, 1981
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Langton, R.W. and R.E. Bowman, 1981
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.49 0.28 4.43 0.60 Troph of juv./adults from 3 studies.
Ref. Langton, R.W. and R.E. Bowman, 1981
From individual food items 3.45 0.50 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 03.20.95
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 03.16.15
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