Ecology of Carcharhinus cautus
 
Main Ref. Salini, J.P., S.J. Blaber and D.T. Brewer, 1992
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 Carcharhinus cautus may be found.
Remarks Occurs on the continental shelf (Ref. 75154).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

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Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Salini, J.P., S.J. Blaber and D.T. Brewer, 1992
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Salini, J.P., S.J. Blaber and D.T. Brewer, 1992
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.29 0.35 4.32 0.71 Troph of juv./adults from 4 studies.
Ref. Salini, J.P., S.J. Blaber and D.T. Brewer, 1992
From individual food items 4.17 0.74 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.28.97
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 07.11.08
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