Ecology of Selene orstedii
 
Main Ref. Smith-Vaniz, W.F., 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 Selene orstedii may be found.
Remarks A pelagic and demersal species found in shallow coastal waters. Forms small schools, generally near the bottom. Feeds on squid, small crabs, small fishes and polychaetes .

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

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Associations
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Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Smith-Vaniz, W.F., 1995
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Smith-Vaniz, W.F., 1995
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.34 0.89 3.23 0.39 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. López-Peralta, R.H. and C.A.T. Arcila, 2002
From individual food items 3.48 0.48 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 10.26.00
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.24.00
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.24.00
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