Ecology of Penaeus penicillatus
 
Main Ref. Chu, K.H., Q.C. Chen, L.M. Huang and C.K. Wong, 1995
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 Penaeus penicillatus may be found.
Remarks Juveniles inhabit mangrove inlets (Ref. 114627). In general, the majority of penaeids are omnivorous or detritus feeders (Ref. 105082).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: demersal;
Substrate Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1980
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

associations

Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1980
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type
feeding type ref
feeding habit
feeding habit ref
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 01.21.13
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 04.03.17
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