Ecology of Farfantepenaeus californiensis
Main Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1980
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 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 Benthic; Soft Bottom: sand; mud;
Substrate Ref. Vargas, R. and I.S. Wehrtmann, 2009
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


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


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
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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