Ecology of Ageneiosus inermis
Main Ref. Marrero, C. and D.C. Taphorn, 1991
Remarks Frequently found in principal riverbeds rather than in creeks. During the rainy season, it is particularly captured along erosion banks with dead trees; where it is the dominant and characteristic species of such an environment during the rainy season (Ref. 27188).

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 Ageneiosus inermis may be found.


Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Marrero, C. and D.C. Taphorn, 1991
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Marrero, C. and D.C. Taphorn, 1991

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.98 0.66 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 03.24.97
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 03.01.01
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