Ecology of Notacanthus chemnitzii
 
Main Ref. Sulak, K.J., 1990
Remarks Found on the continental slope (Ref. 75154). Not uncommon in depths around 180 m off Iceland and Greenland. Individuals with nearly ripe eggs have been found in late autumn off Iceland. Mostly found at depths well below 200 m, but enters slightly shallower water on Grand Banks in Canada. Feed primarily on sea anemones.

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 Notacanthus chemnitzii may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations solitary;
Associated with
Association remarks Catch data suggest a solitary habit (Ref. 232).
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Sulak, K.J., 1990
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Sulak, K.J., 1990

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.50 0.37 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 10.30.00
Modified by Hilomen, Teresa on 02.21.14
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