Ecology of Umbrina ronchus
Main Ref. Chao, L.N. and E. Trewavas, 1990
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Umbrina ronchus may be found.
Remarks Coastal species (Ref. 27000). Inhabits rocky and sandy bottoms (Ref. 2683). Juveniles may occur in littoral areas, but not in estuaries. Feeds on shrimps, worms and other bottom-dwelling invertebrates.


Substrate Soft Bottom: sand; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Schneider, W., 1990
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Chao, L.N., 1986
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Chao, L.N., 1986
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.38 0.42 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 11.07.00
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 03.23.15
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.26.00
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