Ecology of Aidanosagitta neglecta
Main Ref. Johnson, T.B. and M. Terazaki, 2003
Remarks This is an epipelagic species (Ref. 83943). 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 neglecta may be found.


Substrate Pelagic;
Substrate Ref. Suárez-Morales, E., R.M. Hernández-Flores and A. Morales-Ramírez, 2009
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Johnson, T.B. and M. Terazaki, 2003
Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004

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 Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 07.25.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 06.10.16
Checked by Cortés, Jorge on 09.09.11
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