Ecology of Schilbe mystus
 
Main Ref. Whitehead, V., 1969
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 Schilbe mystus may be found.
Remarks Important but occurs only seasonally in Lake Victoria (Ref. 4967). Frequency of occurence in Caprivi: occasionally in sandy streams, occasionally on rocky streams, common in standing deep water, abundant in shallow swamps, and occasionally in shallow flood plains (Ref. 037065). Feeds largely on insects (Ref. 3681).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats