Ecology of Terapon puta
 
Main Ref. Paxton, J.R., D.F. Hoese, G.R. Allen and J.E. Hanley, 1989
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 Terapon puta may be found.
Remarks Inhabits coastal waters, entering brackish estuaries (Ref. 3132) and mangrove areas (Ref. 7300). Also in freshwaters (Ref. 30573). Feeds on fishes and invertebrates (Ref. 7300). Omnivorous (Ref. 75154).

Substrate

Substrate Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. FAO EastMed Project, 2013
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Paxton, J.R., D.F. Hoese, G.R. Allen and J.E. Hanley, 1989
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Paxton, J.R., D.F. Hoese, G.R. Allen and J.E. Hanley, 1989
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.12 0.41 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 11.23.00
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 04.12.18
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