Ecology of Scorpaena cardinalis
 
Main Ref. Russell, B.C., 1983
Remarks Occurs in inshore waters of the continental shelf (Ref. 75154). Prey is stalked and swallowed whole (Ref. 26966).

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 Scorpaena cardinalis may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic; Hard 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. Russell, B.C., 1983
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.52 0.46 3.36 0.42 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items
Ref. Russell, B.C., 1983
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 08.29.98
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.10.08
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