Ecology of Sargocentron xantherythrum
 
Main Ref. Hobson, E.S., 1974
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 Sargocentron xantherythrum may be found.
Remarks At daytime, this holocentrid aggregates in crevices and under overhangs of basalt reefs in water deeper than 6 m, but especially below 20 m. It ranges out from its shelter into the surrounding areas after dark. Solitary individuals are active close to rock, coral, or pockets of sand. By first morning light it has returned to its daytime retreats (Ref. 13550).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Hobson, E.S., 1974
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Hobson, E.S., 1974
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.48 0.32 3.34 0.40 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Hobson, E.S., 1974
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 10.18.97
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