Ecology of Benthesicymus strabus
Main Ref. Pérez Farfante, I. and B. Kensley, 1997

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 Benthesicymus strabus may be found.


Substrate Pelagic;
Substrate Ref. Poupin, J., 1998
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Burghart, S.E., 2006
Feeding habit filtering plankton
Feeding habit Ref. Burghart, S.E., 2006

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.16 0.73 Troph of adults.
From individual food items 3.47 0.50 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Burghart, S.E., 2006
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 05.15.08
Modified by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 11.28.14
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