Ecology of Scombrops boops
 
Main Ref. Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen, 1993
Remarks Adults found in deep rocky areas (between 200 and 700 m; Ref. 9137); young found in shallow water (Ref. 6637). The diet consists of fishes, crustaceans and squids (Ref. 6637).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Scombrops boops may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Hard Bottom;
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 hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen, 1993

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.47 0.79
From individual food items 4.19 0.63 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Horinouchi, M. and M. Sano, 2000
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 06.12.01
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 09.16.04
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 06.12.01
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