Ecology of Pristigenys niphonia
 
Main Ref. Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen, 1993
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 Pristigenys niphonia may be found.
Remarks Found on the continental shelf and continental slope (Ref. 75154). Associated with rocky habitats and known from 80 to more than 100 m depth but probably also occurring in shallower water, especially as juveniles (Ref 5403). A carnivore (Ref. 9137). Attains 32 cm TL (Ref. 58472).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic; Hard Bottom: rocky;
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 Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen, 1993
Feeding habit
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 06.12.01
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.25.08
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 06.19.01
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