Ecology of Abalistes stellaris
 
Main Ref. Matsuura, K., 2001
Remarks Inhabit coastal areas, usually found over muddy and sandy bottoms, also around reefs, together with the sponges and algae (Ref. 5213). Feed on benthic animals (Ref. 9769).

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 Abalistes stellaris may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Soft Bottom: sand; silt; mud;
Substrate Ref. Broad, G., 2003
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Broad, G., 2003

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Ivantsoff, W., 1999
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.64 Troph of adults from 1 study.
From individual food items 3.85 0.61 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Kulbicki, M., Y.-M. Bozec, P. Labrosse, Y. Letourneur, G. Mou-Tham and L. Wantiez, 2005
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 04.01.00
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.05.19
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