Ecology of Esox masquinongy
 
Main Ref. Werner, R.G., B.V. Jonckheere, M.D. Clapsadl and J.M. Farrell, 1996
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 Esox masquinongy may be found.
Remarks Lives in clear vegetated lakes, quiet pools and backwaters of creeks and small to large rivers. Solitary, lurking hunter on other fishes as well as on ducklings, muskrats, and snakes.

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 Werner, R.G., B.V. Jonckheere, M.D. Clapsadl and J.M. Farrell, 1996
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Werner, R.G., B.V. Jonckheere, M.D. Clapsadl and J.M. Farrell, 1996
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.50 0.30 Troph of juv./adults from 6 studies.
Ref. Wahl, D.H. and R.A. Stein, 1991
From individual food items 4.20 0.73 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.27.99
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 07.30.07
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