Ecology of Rhynchobatus australiae
 
Main Ref. Compagno, L.J.V. and P.R. Last, 1999
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 Rhynchobatus australiae may be found.
Remarks Occurs in inshore waters of the continental shelves. Feeds on bottom crustaceans and molluscs.

Substrate

Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom
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 Compagno, L.J.V. and P.R. Last, 1999
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Compagno, L.J.V. and P.R. Last, 1999
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.54 0.50 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 01.16.01
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 08.04.08
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