Ecology of Salaria pavo
Main Ref. Zander, C.D., 1986
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 Salaria pavo may be found.
Remarks Occurs in the intertidal zone and shallow bottoms, on rocks or sand between pebbles and vegetation. Often in brackish waters down to 5 ppt. Inhabits crevices or piddock holes, males remain in cavities above water-level during low tide. Feeds on benthic invertebrates, mainly molluscs, also algae.


Substrate : rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type ref Zander, C.D., 1986
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit ref Zander, C.D., 1986
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.59 2.96 0.17 Troph of adults from 1 study.
Ref. Goldschmid, A., K. Kotrschal and P. Wirtz, 1984
From individual food items 3.02 0.34 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 10.23.00
Modified by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.16.02
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 01.05.01
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