Ecology of Pelates quadrilineatus
 
Main Ref. Lin, H.-J., K.-T. Shao, S.-R. Kuo, H.-L. Hsieh, S.-L. Wong, I.-M. Chen, W.-T. Lo and J.-J. Hung, 1999
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 Pelates quadrilineatus may be found.
Remarks Occurs inshore (Ref. 75154). Present in seagrass beds at all life stages. Coastal species often found in brackish waters; common in estuaries. They croak when taken from the water. Usually forming schools. Juveniles in seagrass beds and in mangrove bays (Ref. 48635).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: sea grass;
Special habitats Ref. Broad, G., 2003

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Lin, H.-J., K.-T. Shao, S.-R. Kuo, H.-L. Hsieh, S.-L. Wong, I.-M. Chen, W.-T. Lo and J.-J. Hung, 1999
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 3.59 0.38 Troph of adults and juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref.
From individual food items 3.50 0.37 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 06.08.99
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 04.12.18
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