Ecology of Heterosentis overstreeti
Main Ref. Schmidt, G.D. and I. Paperna, 1978

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 Heterosentis overstreeti may be found.


Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Other habitats: (Silhouettea insinuans (Ref. 2405).); vertebrates
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Schmidt, G.D. and I. Paperna, 1978
Associations parasitism;
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism (In the small intestine (Ref. 2405).) inside host


Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by sealifebase team on 01.09.07
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