Ecology of Gaidropsarus biscayensis
 
Main Ref. Svetovidov, A.N., 1986
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 Gaidropsarus biscayensis may be found.
Remarks Found in offshore waters on mud, shell and coral bottoms. Feeds on crustaceans.

Substrate

Substrate Soft Bottom Hard Bottom;
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 Svetovidov, A.N., 1986
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Svetovidov, A.N., 1986
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.57 0.30 3.52 0.49 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Gramitto, M.E., 1999
From individual food items 3.62 0.58 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 10.26.00
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