Ecology of Salminus brasiliensis
 
Main Ref. de Godoy, M.P., 1975
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 Salminus brasiliensis may be found.
Remarks Juveniles feed mainly on insects and crustaceans while adults feed on fish and birds (Turbus rufiventris) (Ref. 9108).

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 de Godoy, M.P., 1975
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit ref de Godoy, M.P., 1975
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.79 0.61 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Chang, Fonchii on 04.17.95
Modified by Sa-a, Pascualita on 06.11.01
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