Ecology of Priacanthus tayenus
 
Main Ref. Yamashita, Y., N. Piamthipmanus and K. Mochizuki, 1987
Remarks Occurs in inshore waters of the continental shelf (Ref. 75154). Feeds mainly on shrimps and fishes (Ref. 26908).

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 Priacanthus tayenus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Yamashita, Y., N. Piamthipmanus and K. Mochizuki, 1987
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 3.79 0.29 3.68 0.53 Troph of juv./adults from 2 studies.
From individual food items 3.93 0.61 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Salini, J.P., S.J.M. Blaber and D.T. Brewer, 1994
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.06.98
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.25.08
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