Ecology of Selene dorsalis
 
Main Ref. Smith-Vaniz, W.F., 1986
Remarks Feeds on small fish and crustaceans (Ref. 4233).

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 Selene dorsalis may be found.

Habitat

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. Smith-Vaniz, W.F., 1986
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. da Silva Monteiro, V.M., 1998
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 4.08 0.69 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.16.99
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 03.24.01
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 03.24.01
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