Ecology of Pollachius pollachius
 
Main Ref. Svetovidov, A.N., 1986
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 Pollachius pollachius may be found.
Remarks Low- to mid-level predator. Juveniles feed mainly on crustaceans while adults prey mainly on fish but may also take cephalopods and pelagic crustaceans (Refs. 1371, 58137, 88187).

Substrate

Substrate Hard Bottom: rocky;
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 Svetovidov, A.N., 1986
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Svetovidov, A.N., 1986
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.32 0.26 4.04 0.65 Troph of juv./adults from 19 studies.
Ref. Bergstad, O.A., 1991
From individual food items 3.91 0.71 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 12.20.90
Modified by Opitz, Silvia on 02.15.12
Checked by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.10.01
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