Ecology of Lagocephalus sceleratus
 
Main Ref. Mohsin, A.K.M., M.A. Ambak, M.Z.B.M. Said, M. Sakiam and S. Hayase, 1986
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 Lagocephalus sceleratus may be found.
Remarks Inhabits offshore reefs (Ref. 9563). Demersal fish and a carnivore (Ref. 42247).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; 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 Mohsin, A.K.M., M.A. Ambak, M.Z.B.M. Said, M. Sakiam and S. Hayase, 1986
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Mohsin, A.K.M., M.A. Ambak, M.Z.B.M. Said, M. Sakiam and S. Hayase, 1986
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.70 0.36 3.59 0.57 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Kulbicki, M., Y.-M. Bozec, P. Labrosse, Y. Letourneur, G. Mou-Tham and L. Wantiez, 2005
From individual food items 3.73 0.62 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 09.09.03
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 10.19.07
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