Ecology of Pagrus auriga
Main Ref. Bauchot, M.-L. and J.-C. Hureau, 1990
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 Pagrus auriga may be found.
Remarks Inhabits hard bottoms (rock or rubble); the young occur near the coast. Feeds mainly on molluscs including cephalopods and crustaceans.


Substrate Hard Bottom: rocky; rubble;
Substrate Ref. Bauchot, M.-L. and J.-C. Hureau, 1990
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Bauchot, M.-L. and J.-C. Hureau, 1990
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Bauchot, M.-L. and J.-C. Hureau, 1990
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.84 0.22 3.36 0.40 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Chakroun-Marzouk, N. and F. Kartas, 1987
From individual food items 3.84 0.46 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 11.10.00
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 08.15.07
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.24.00
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