Ecology of Ariopsis felis
 
Main Ref. Yáñez-Arancibia, A. and A. Lara-Dominguez, 1988
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 Ariopsis felis may be found.
Remarks Feeds primarily on unidentified organic matter, secondarily on crustaceans, fishes, and blue crabs. Known to occur in salinities ranging from 0 to 37 ppt., temperatures ranging from 21.5 to 32 °C, and water transparency ranging from 0.3 to 2.1 m (Ref. 8980). See also Ref. 8981, 42268.

Substrate

Substrate Soft Bottom
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: sea grass;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Yáñez-Arancibia, A. and A. Lara-Dominguez, 1988
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Yáñez-Arancibia, A. and A. Lara-Dominguez, 1988
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.23 3.28 0.53 Troph of adults from 1 study.
Ref. Yáñez-Arancibia, A. and A. Lara-Dominguez, 1988
From individual food items 4.50 0.80 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 03.01.95
Modified by Sa-a, Pascualita on 01.17.04
Checked by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.10.01
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