Ecology of Hippoglossus stenolepis
 
Main Ref. Hart, J.L., 1973
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 Hippoglossus stenolepis may be found.
Remarks Found on various types of bottoms (Ref. 2850). Young are found near shore, moving out to deeper waters as they grow older (Ref. 6885). Older individuals typically move from deeper water along the edge of the continental shelf where they spend the winter, to shallow coastal water (27-274 m) for the summer (Ref. 28499). Feeds on fishes, cephalopods, crabs, clams, squids, and other invertebrates (Ref. 6885).

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Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
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Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Hart, J.L., 1973
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Hart, J.L., 1973
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.14 0.24 Troph of juv./adults from 7 studies.
Ref. Yang, M.S. and M.W. Nelson, 1999
From individual food items 3.92 0.68 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 04.07.97
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 06.16.08
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