Ecology of Pelecanus onocrotalus
 
Main Ref. SAUP Database, 2006
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 Pelecanus onocrotalus may be found.
Remarks Surface seizing; coastal.

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

associations

Ref.
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
feeding type ref Karpouzi, V.S., 2005
feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
feeding habit ref Karpouzi, V.S., 2005
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 4.43 0.78 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Karpouzi, Vasiliki on 05.31.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.19.16
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