Ecology of Hemiscyllium ocellatum
 
Main Ref. Heupel, M.R. and M.B. Bennett, 1998
Remarks Also in Ref. 9137. A carnivor (Ref. 9137).

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 Hemiscyllium ocellatum may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic; Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Cortés, E., 1999
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref.
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.43 0.21 3.32 0.44 Troph of juv./adults from 2 studies.
From individual food items 3.55 0.50 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Heupel, M.R. and M.B. Bennett, 1998
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 06.17.99
Modified by Ortañez, Auda Kareen on 07.23.08
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 05.22.01
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