Ecology of Raja eglanteria
 
Main Ref. McEachran, J.D. and K.A. Dunn, 1998
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 Raja eglanteria may be found.
Remarks Inhabits inshore areas. Prefers waters of 10°-21°C. Feeds mainly on decapod crustaceans, bivalves, polychaetes, squids and fishes.

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

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Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Stehmann, M. and J.D. McEachran, 1978
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Stehmann, M. and J.D. McEachran, 1978
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.88 0.26 3.52 0.47 Troph of adults from 6 studies.
Ref. Bowman, R.E., C.E. Stillwell, W.L. Michaels and M.D. Grosslein, 2000
From individual food items 3.74 0.47 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 10.20.00
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 03.20.15
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