Ecology of Anotopterus vorax
 
Main Ref. Kukuev, E.I., 1998
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 Anotopterus vorax may be found.
Remarks Inhabit the epimesopelagical layer of the southern ocean circumglabally. Only fry and juveniles were observed in subtropical waters; large adults encountered in subantarctic and Antarctici waters. Main food is Notolepis coatsi which are 15-38 cm in length and weighs to 57-90 g (Ref. 31260).

Substrate

Substrate
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
Feeding habit
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 4.50 0.80 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 07.17.03
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 09.02.08
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