Ecology of Rhadinorhynchus pristis
Main Ref. Hansson, H.G., 1998
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • 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 Rhadinorhynchus pristis may be found.
Remarks In many offshore and some inshore fishes.


Substrate Pelagic;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Other habitats: vertebrates
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Hansson, H.G., 1998
associations parasitism;
Associated with Thynnus, Scomber, Belone, Box, Brama; Gadus, Alosa spp. (Ref. 429), Atlantic blue marlin, dolphin, king mackerel, skipjack tuna, white marlin, Atlantic mackerel, chub mackerel, frigate tuna, sailfish (Ref. 359)
Association remarks
Parasitism inside host (Stomach, intestine, gut.)


feeding type
feeding type ref
feeding habit feeding on a host (parasite)
feeding habit ref
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Dar, Christine on 03.08.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 01.26.18
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