Ecology of Silurus glanis
Main Ref. Omarov, O.P. and O.A. Popova, 1985
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 Silurus glanis may be found.
Remarks Found in deep waters of dams constructed in the lower reaches of rivers (Ref. 9696).


Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Omarov, O.P. and O.A. Popova, 1985
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Omarov, O.P. and O.A. Popova, 1985
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.36 0.17 4.27 0.62 Troph of juv./adults from 3 studies.
Ref. Omarov, O.P. and O.A. Popova, 1985
From individual food items 4.12 0.72 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 09.19.95
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 03.04.08
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