Ecology of Otolithes cuvieri
 
Main Ref. Manojkumar, P.P., 2003
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 Otolithes cuvieri may be found.
Remarks Inhabits inshore and coastal waters (Ref. 3490). Carnivorous feeder. Feeds mainly on Acetes spp., penaeid prawns, deep-sea prawns, fishes, stomatopods, molluscs, isopods, copepods and fish larvae (Ref. 53464). Teleost fishes were present in the stomach of fish of 15 cm size and above (Ref. 53464).

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 Manojkumar, P.P., 2003
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Manojkumar, P.P., 2003
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.87 0.62 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 03.07.05
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 09.21.05
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