Ecology of Epinephelus sexfasciatus
 
Main Ref. Salini, J.P., S.J.M. Blaber and D.T. Brewer, 1994
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 Epinephelus sexfasciatus may be found.
Remarks Occurs in inshore waters of the continental shelf. Often trawled (Ref. 75154).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom: sand; silt;
Substrate Ref. Broad, G., 2003
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 Salini, J.P., S.J.M. Blaber and D.T. Brewer, 1994
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.80 0.44 3.57 0.43 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Salini, J.P., S.J.M. Blaber and D.T. Brewer, 1994
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.21.99
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.19.08
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