Ecology of Sebastes norvegicus
Main Ref. Greenstreet, S.P.R., 1996
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 Sebastes norvegicus may be found.
Remarks Epibenthic-pelagic. Feeds on crustaceans and fishes (Ref. 58426). Also feeds on planktonic organisms (Ref. 12223). Preyed upon by Atlantic halibut, Atlantic cod, swordfish and harbor seals. Parasites of the species include 6 trematodes, 1 cestode, 6 nematodes and 3 copepods (Ref. 5951).


Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associations schooling; shoaling;
Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Greenstreet, S.P.R., 1996
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Greenstreet, S.P.R., 1996
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 4.04 0.68 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 11.28.96
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 11.03.11
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