Ecology of Pagellus bogaraveo
 
Main Ref. Bauchot, M.-L. and J.-C. Hureau, 1990
Remarks Inshore waters above various types of bottom (rocks, sand, mud) to 400 m (Mediterranean) and 700 m (Atlantic); young near the coast, adults on the continental slope specially over muddy bottoms. Omnivorous, but feeds mainly on crustaceans, molluscs, worms and small fish.

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 Pagellus bogaraveo may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Soft Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: sea grass;
Special habitats Ref. Unsworth, R.K., L.M. Nordlund and L.C. Cullen-Unsworth, 2018

Associations

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Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Bauchot, M.-L. and J.-C. Hureau, 1990
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Bauchot, M.-L. and J.-C. Hureau, 1990

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.21 0.55 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items 3.73 0.56 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 10.19.00
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.28.18
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 06.27.01
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