Ecology of Plicofollis argyropleuron
 
Main Ref. Salini, J.P., D.T. Brewer and S.J.M. Blaber, 1998
Remarks Occurs in inshore waters over soft bottoms (Ref. 7300, 75154). Feeds on detritus, prawns, soft-bodied organisms and mud (Ref. 38478).

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 Plicofollis argyropleuron may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom
Substrate Ref. Hoese, D.F., D.J. Bray, J.R. Paxton and G.R. Allen, 2006
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. Salini, J.P., D.T. Brewer and S.J.M. Blaber, 1998
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 3.81 0.17 3.34 0.36 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items 2.75 0.38 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Salini, J.P., D.T. Brewer and S.J.M. Blaber, 1998
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 02.16.00
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 08.21.08
Checked by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.10.01
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