Ecology of Sargocentron cornutum
 
Main Ref. Allen, G.R., 2004
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 Sargocentron cornutum may be found.
Remarks Inhabits coral reefs (Ref. 58534). Remain hidden in caves and crevices during daylight and emerge after sunset for nocturnal feeding. Feeds mainly on crustaceans (Ref. 54301).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Broad, G., 2003

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Allen, G.R., 2004
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Allen, G.R., 2004
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.55 0.59 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Calumpang, Carla Lenore on 06.17.05
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 10.23.07
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