Ecology of Potamotrygon magdalenae
 
Main Ref. Galvis, G., J.I. Mojica and M. Camargo, 1997
Distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Potamotrygon magdalenae may be found.
Remarks Prefers shallow muddy bottoms with turbid waters. Feeds on insect larvae.

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Galvis, G., J.I. Mojica and M. Camargo, 1997
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Galvis, G., J.I. Mojica and M. Camargo, 1997
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.20 0.40 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 01.26.01
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 06.27.01
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