Ecology of Acipenser medirostris
 
Main Ref. Radtke, L.D., 1966
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 Acipenser medirostris may be found.
Remarks Found in estuaries, lower reaches of large rivers, and in salt or brackish water off river mouths (Ref. 5723). Probably spawns in fresh water (Ref. 27547). May cover considerable distances in the ocean (Ref. 27547).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

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Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Radtke, L.D., 1966
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Radtke, L.D., 1966
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.25 0.48
Ref. Radtke, L.D., 1966
From individual food items 3.52 0.52 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 08.05.95
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 08.07.07
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