Ecology of Rhinella marina
 
Main Ref. Sasa, M., G.A. Chaves and L.D. Patrick, 2009
Remarks This is an omnivorous species. Its diet is composed of insects like beetles, ants, and earwigs, vegetation, small birds, other amphibians like toads, frogs, lizards, small mammals and snakes (Ref. 86255).

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 Rhinella marina may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand;
Substrate Ref. Sasa, M., G.A. Chaves and L.D. Patrick, 2009
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type Ref. Brandt, L.A. and F.J. Mazzotti, 2009
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Brandt, L.A. and F.J. Mazzotti, 2009

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.64 0.46 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pauly, Daniel on 04.27.10
Modified by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.17.11
Checked by Cortés, Jorge on 04.27.10
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