Ecology of Metapenaeus moyebi
 
Main Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1980
distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Metapenaeus moyebi may be found.
Remarks Inhabits mud or sandy-mud in estuaries, backwaters and near-shore waters to a depth of 45 m (Ref. 10).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: demersal; Soft Bottom: sand; mud;
Substrate Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1980
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

associations

Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1980
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type
feeding type ref
feeding habit
feeding habit ref
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 01.04.06
Modified by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 05.19.09
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