Ecology of Triacanthus biaculeatus
 
Main Ref. Matsuura, K., 2001
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 Triacanthus biaculeatus may be found.
Remarks Inhabits sandy or muddy flat in coastal and estuarine waters. Feeds on benthic invertebrates (Ref. 9804). Also occur in lower reaches in shallow mangrove areas (Ref. 43081).

Substrate

Substrate Soft Bottom
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Matsuura, K., 2001
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Matsuura, K., 2001
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 2.76 0.29 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 OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 09.05.07
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