Ecology of Aidanosagitta bedfordii
 
Main Ref. Pierrot-Bultz, A., 2004
Remarks Chaetognaths are active carnivores, feeding mostly on copepods, crustacean larvae and other chaetognaths and occasionally on forams and fish larvae (Ref. 81541).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • 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 Aidanosagitta bedfordii may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Pelagic;
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. Castro, P. and M.E. Huber, 2005
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Castro, P. and M.E. Huber, 2005

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.40 0.45 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
Ref.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 05.07.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.18.16
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