Ecology of Plesionika martia
 
Main Ref. Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.), 1981
Remarks Benthic species inhabiting muddy bottoms (Ref. 434), soft mud and coarse sand at depths of 176 to 700 m (Ref. 80357). Benthopelagic (Ref. 91956). Feeds on crustaceans (Pasyphaeidae, euphausiids) and carrion (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 Plesionika martia may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: mobile; Pelagic; Soft Bottom: sand ( coarse, ); mud; Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref. Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.), 1981
Special habitats Other habitats: seamounts;
Special habitats Ref. MarineSpecies.org, 2050

Associations

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

feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.), 1981
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 crustaceans (Pasyphaeidae, euphausiids) and carrion
From individual food items 3.59 0.43 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.), 1981
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 03.08.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 10.04.16
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