Ecology of Orectolobus wardi
 
Main Ref. Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Remarks Found on the continental shelf, commonly inshore. Presumably feeds on bottom invertebrates and fishes, but diet still unrecorded.

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 Orectolobus wardi may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Compagno, L.J.V. and V.H. Niem, 1998
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Compagno, L.J.V. and V.H. Niem, 1998

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 4.00 0.61 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 10.19.00
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 07.23.08
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 06.27.01
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