Ecology of Scaphirhynchus albus
 
Main Ref. Etnier, D.A. and W.C. Starnes, 1993
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 Scaphirhynchus albus may be found.
Remarks Inhabit large, deep, turbid river channels, usually in strong current over firm sand or gravel (Ref. 10294, 58490). Feed on aquatic insect immatures, particularly caddisfly larvae, and small fish (Ref. 10294).

Substrate

Substrate : sand;: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Stone, R., 2007
Special habitats