Ecology of Figaro boardmani
 
Main Ref. Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Remarks A little-known but common Australian catshark found on the outer continental shelf and upper slope, presumably on or near the bottom. Feeds mainly on fish, crustaceans, and cephalopods.

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 Figaro boardmani may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic;
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. Last, P.R. and J.D. Stevens, 1994
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Last, P.R. and J.D. Stevens, 1994
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 4.15 0.56 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 07.11.08
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