Ecology of Serranus tigrinus
 
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
Remarks Most common in areas with rock or scattered coral. Feeds mainly upon crustaceans (Ref. 5521). Mobile invertebrate feeder (Ref. 57616).

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 Serranus tigrinus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref. Böhlke, J.E. and C.C.G. Chaplin, 1993
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations solitary;
Associated with Cleaned by Pederson's cleaner shrimp (Periclimenes pedersoni) as observed on the coral reefs in Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles (Ref. 36810).
Association remarks Solitary or in pairs (Ref. 36810).
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 3.72 0.62
From individual food items 3.50 0.37 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
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