Ecology of Halaelurus quagga
 
Main Ref. Akhilesh, K.V., K K. Bineesh, C.P.R. Shanis, B.A. Human and U. Ganga, 2011
Distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Halaelurus quagga may be found.
Remarks Feeds on shrimps. Collection of H. quagga from deepsea shrimp trawlers indicate that the species could have a wider depth distribution, possibly down to 280 m (Ref. 86593).

Substrate

Substrate
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 Akhilesh, K.V., K K. Bineesh, C.P.R. Shanis, B.A. Human and U. Ganga, 2011
Feeding habit
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Busson, Frédéric on 03.14.11
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