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

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 Etmopterus viator 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. 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)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Busson, Frédéric on 09.01.11
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