Ecology of Istiophorus platypterus
 
Main Ref. Nakamura, I., 1985
Remarks Abundance and distribution is correlated with the seasonal movements of the water isotherm.

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 Istiophorus platypterus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
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. Nakamura, I., 1985
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Nakamura, I., 1985

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.50 0.34 Troph of juv./adults from 2 studies.
From individual food items 4.50 0.79 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Pimenta, E.G., F.R. Marques, G.S. Lima and A.F. Amorim, 2001
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 10.19.90
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 01.24.08
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