Ecology of Carcharhinus perezii
 
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
Remarks Is capable of lying motionless on the bottom like the nurse and lemon sharks (Ref. 33). Cleaned by Elacatinus randalli at Fernando de Noronha Archipelago, western south Alantic (Ref. 35860).

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 Carcharhinus perezii may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
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. Randall, J.E., 1967
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.50 0.80 4.42 0.76 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items 4.50 0.80 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.19.94
Modified by Sa-a, Pascualita on 12.13.01
Checked by Miranda, Lilibeth on 07.16.01
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