Ecology of Syngnathoides biaculeatus
 
Main Ref. Thollot, P., 1996
Remarks Occur in protected coastal shallows over or among algae, seagrasses, or floating weeds (Ref. 1602). Juveniles occasionally found near the surface (Ref. 4281). Feed on benthic invertebrates and zooplankton (Ref. 11889).

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 Syngnathoides biaculeatus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed; 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. Thollot, P., 1996
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Harmelin-Vivien, M.L., 1979

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.60 0.59 3.49 0.48 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items 3.63 0.55 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Harmelin-Vivien, M.L., 1979
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.26.96
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.06.08
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