Ecology of Dagetichthys lusitanicus
Main Ref. Quéro, J.-C., M. Desoutter and F. Lagardère, 1986
Remarks Found on sand or mud bottoms (Refs. 2683, 4710, 122917) of the continental shelf, from the shore to a depth of 125 m (Ref. 122917). Also found in an estuary (Ref. 122916). Dwells in demersal muddy and sandy substrates (Ref. 127989).

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 Dagetichthys lusitanicus may be found.


Substrate Benthic: demersal; Soft Bottom: sand; mud;
Substrate Ref. Quéro, J.-C., M. Desoutter and F. Lagardère, 1986
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Almada, V.C., M. Henriques and E.J. Gonçalves, 1999


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Association remarks


Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
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Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
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