Ecology of Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda
Main Ref. Qin, H., H. Chiu and B. Morton, 2005
Remarks Found in mangrove swamps (Ref. 70). Breeds in freshwater streams (Ref. 68). Prefer to lay eggs on calm beaches with sandy to muddy bottoms (Ref. 127122).

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 Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda may be found.


Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand; mud;
Substrate Ref. Chiu, H.M.C. and B. Morton, 1999
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Tanacredi, J.T. (ed.), 2001
Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 12.10.05
Modified by Parakikay, Timothy on 09.01.22
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