Ecology of Sciades dowii
 
Main Ref. Kailola, P.J. and W.A. Bussing, 1995
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 Sciades dowii may be found.
Remarks Found in estuaries and rivers. Feeds on small fishes and benthic invertebrates. Juveniles are known to feed on fish scales (Ref. 36963).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Allen, G.R. and D.R. Robertson, 1994
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Allen, G.R. and D.R. Robertson, 1994
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 4.03 0.62 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 01.12.01
Modified by Sa-a, Pascualita on 02.17.03
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