Ecology of Pseudopleuronectes yokohamae
Main Ref. Dou, S. and Y. Jiming, 1993
Remarks Inhabits sandy and muddy bottoms in coastal areas (Ref. 9137, 11230). Carnivore, feeds mainly on polychaetes (Ref. 53305). Showed ontogenetic changes in feeding habits (Ref. 53305).

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 Pseudopleuronectes yokohamae may be found.


Substrate Soft Bottom
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Dou, S. and Y. Jiming, 1993
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit Ref.
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.31 0.11 3.33 0.35 Troph of juv./adults from 3 studies.
From individual food items 3.24 0.42 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Dou, S. and Y. Jiming, 1993
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
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