Ecology of Schedophilus maculatus
 
Main Ref. Gavrilov, G.M. and N.P. Markina, 1979
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 Schedophilus maculatus may be found.
Remarks Adults are pelagic in oceanic waters. Juveniles found beneath jellyfish (Ref. 9563). Rare species. Macroplankton eaters (Ref. 10675). Performs seasonal migrations (Ref. 10675). Migrate to forage on the continental slope of South Island, New Zealand (Ref. 10675).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Gavrilov, G.M. and N.P. Markina, 1979
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 3.24 0.27
Ref. Gavrilov, G.M. and N.P. Markina, 1979
From individual food items 3.32 0.46 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 02.17.05
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