Ecology of Pristipomoides zonatus
 
Main Ref. Allen, G.R., 1985
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 Pristipomoides zonatus may be found.
Remarks Occurs over rocky bottoms (Ref. 30573) of the continental shelf and continental slope (Ref. 75154). Feeds on fishes, shrimps, crabs, cephalopods, miscellaneous benthic invertebrates and pelagic organisms, including urochordates. Attains 50 cm FL (Ref. 58472).

Substrate

Substrate Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Sommer, C., W. Schneider and J.-M. Poutiers, 1996
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 Allen, G.R., 1985
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Allen, G.R., 1985
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.04 3.66 0.50 Troph of adults from 1 study.
Ref. Seki, M.P. and M.W. Callahan, 1988
From individual food items 3.84 0.54 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 10.19.90
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.28.08
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