Ecology of Stichaeus punctatus punctatus
Main Ref. Pepin, P. and R.W. Penney, 1997
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 Stichaeus punctatus punctatus may be found.
Remarks Found in subtidal rocky to sandy areas (Ref. 2850). Benthic; feeds on crustaceans and worms (Ref. 58426). Preyed upon by cod, Greenland halibut and Atlantic cod. Parasite of the species is known to be acanthocephalan (Ref. 5951).


Substrate Soft Bottom Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Pepin, P. and R.W. Penney, 1997
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Pepin, P. and R.W. Penney, 1997
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.08 0.23 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Gutierrez, Suzette on 02.26.01
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 07.31.07
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