Ecology of Solea aegyptiaca
Main Ref. Bauchot, M.-L., 1987
Remarks Found in coastal waters (Ref. 3397) and shallow lagoons (Refs. 103954, 122747). Occurs in sandy (Refs. 3397, 122747) and sandy-muddy bottoms (Ref. 122747). Feeds on benthic invertebrates, e.g., cnidaria, polychaete worms, and bivalves (Ref. 3397).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • 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 Solea aegyptiaca may be found.


Substrate Benthic: demersal; Soft Bottom: sand;
Substrate Ref. FAO EastMed Project, 2013
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Bauchot, M.-L., 1987
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Bauchot, M.-L., 1987

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.17 0.41 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 12.20.00
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 09.04.20
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