Ecology of Urogymnus granulatus
 
Main Ref. Ishihara, H., K. Homma, Y. Takeda and J.E. Randall, 1993
Remarks Found on the continental shelf (Ref. 75154). Found in mangrove areas, also over sand or sand and rubble in lagoons near reefs to depth of 85 m on the continental shelf (Ref. 9840).

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 Urogymnus granulatus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom: sand; Hard Bottom: rubble;
Substrate Ref. Last, P.R. and L.J.V. Compagno, 1999
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. Ishihara, H., K. Homma, Y. Takeda and J.E. Randall, 1993
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 4.07 0.64 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 04.07.97
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 04.12.18
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