Ecology of Farfantepenaeus californiensis
 
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 Farfantepenaeus californiensis may be found.
Remarks Occurs at depths from 15 to 100 m, common between 25 to 50 m, in bottom mud or sandy mud marine environment. Juveniles are rarely found in estuarine environment (Ref. 8). Juveniles may feed on the green macroalga Ulva clathrata (Ref. 115030).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom: sand; mud;
Substrate Ref. Vargas, R. and I.S. Wehrtmann, 2009
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 01.13.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.11.17
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