Ecology of Hexatrygon bickelli
Main Ref. Compagno, L.J.V. and P.R. Last, 1999
Remarks Inhabits soft bottoms of upper continental slopes (Ref. 9906, 75154). Feeding habits unknown (Ref. 9906). Strong protractile mouth is likely to be used for removing prey from the substrate (Ref. 39766). Probably caught with bottom trawls (Ref. 9906).

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 Hexatrygon bickelli may be found.


Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom
Substrate Ref. Compagno, L.J.V. and P.R. Last, 1999
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
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
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
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