Ecology of Lethrinus harak
 
Main Ref. Myers, R.F., 1991
Remarks Occurs inshore (Ref. 75154). Found solitary or in small schools over shallow sandy, coral rubble, mangroves, lagoons, channel and seagrass areas inshore and adjacent to coral reefs (Ref. 2295). Present in seagrass beds at juvenile stage (Ref. 41878). Feeds on polychaetes, crustaceans, mollusks, echinoderms and small fish (Ref. 2295).

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 Lethrinus harak may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Soft Bottom: sand; Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref. Broad, G., 2003
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Carpenter, K.E. and G.R. Allen, 1989
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Carpenter, K.E. and G.R. Allen, 1989

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.59 0.47 3.56 0.60 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items 3.43 0.50 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Kulbicki, M., Y.-M. Bozec, P. Labrosse, Y. Letourneur, G. Mou-Tham and L. Wantiez, 2005
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 05.15.92
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 04.04.18
Checked by Carpenter, Kent E. on 07.05.93
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