Ecology of Rostroraja eglanteria
 
Main Ref. McEachran, J.D. and K.A. Dunn, 1998
Remarks Inhabits inshore areas. Prefers waters of 10°-21°C. Feeds mainly on decapod crustaceans, bivalves, polychaetes, squids and fishes.

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 Rostroraja eglanteria may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
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. Stehmann, M. and J.D. McEachran, 1978
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Stehmann, M. and J.D. McEachran, 1978

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.88 0.26 3.52 0.47 Troph of adults from 6 studies.
From individual food items 3.74 0.47 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Bowman, R.E., C.E. Stillwell, W.L. Michaels and M.D. Grosslein, 2000
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 10.20.00
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 03.20.15
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