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

Substrate

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)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.72 0.62
Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
From individual food items 3.50 0.37 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 04.07.95
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 10.24.07
Checked by Miranda, Lilibeth on 07.16.01
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