Ecology of Heterocarpus ensifer
 
Main Ref. Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.), 1981
Remarks Inhabits soft muddy bottoms on the deeper part of the continental shelf and on the slope (Ref. 434).

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 Heterocarpus ensifer may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: mud;
Substrate Ref. Estampador, E.P., 1959
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref. Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.), 1981
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
Ref.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 03.07.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 08.11.16
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