Ecology of Phycodurus eques
 
Main Ref. Kuiter, R.H., 1993
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 Phycodurus eques may be found.
Remarks Found in inshore waters (Ref. 75154). Usually occur over sand patches close to reefs with kelp, feeding on mysids and other crustaceans (Ref. 9002).

Substrate

Substrate Soft Bottom: sand;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Kuiter, R.H., 1993
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit ref Kuiter, R.H., 1993
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.33 0.45 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 01.17.01
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.06.08
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