Ecology of Etmopterus viator
 
Main Ref. Straube, N., G. Duhamel, N. Gasco, J. Kriwet and U.K. Schliewen, 2011
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 Etmopterus viator may be found.
Remarks Duhamel et al. (2005) report the species to feed on myctiphids, euphausids and squids (Ref. 87779).

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 Straube, N., G. Duhamel, N. Gasco, J. Kriwet and U.K. Schliewen, 2011
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Straube, N., G. Duhamel, N. Gasco, J. Kriwet and U.K. Schliewen, 2011
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Busson, Frédéric on 09.01.11
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