Ecology of Ameiurus catus
 
Main Ref. Turner, J.L., 1966
Remarks Juveniles feed on plankton (Ref. 9669).

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 Ameiurus catus 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. Turner, J.L., 1966
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Turner, J.L., 1966

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.84 0.65
From individual food items 3.18 0.45 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Turner, J.L., 1966
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 08.05.95
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 09.16.04
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