Ecology of Synaptura commersonnii
 
Main Ref. De Bruin, G.H.P., B.C. Russell and A. Bogusch, 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 Synaptura commersonnii may be found.
Remarks Inhabits mainly sand and mud bottoms in coastal waters. Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates, especially small crustaceans.

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 De Bruin, G.H.P., B.C. Russell and A. Bogusch, 1995
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref De Bruin, G.H.P., B.C. Russell and A. Bogusch, 1995
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.50 0.44 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 01.16.01
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