Ecology of Symphurus nigrescens
 
Main Ref. Macpherson, E., 1981
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 Symphurus nigrescens may be found.
Remarks Occurs on mud or sand bottoms of the continental slope and shelf (Ref. 2683).

Substrate

Substrate Soft Bottom
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 Macpherson, E., 1981
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Macpherson, E., 1981
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.50 3.18 0.27 Troph of adults from 1 study.
Ref. Macpherson, E., 1978
From individual food items 3.50 0.49 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 06.28.02
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