Ecology of Squalus megalops
 
Main Ref. Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
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 Squalus megalops may be found.
Remarks Found on the continental shelf and slope (Ref. 75154).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic;
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 Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.34 0.35 4.06 0.54 Troph of juv./adults from 2 studies.
Ref. Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
From individual food items 4.24 0.71 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 02.13.92
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 07.31.08
Checked by Miranda, Lilibeth on 11.15.01
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