Ecology of Upeneus tragula
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • 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 Upeneus tragula may be found.
Remarks Known to enter lower reaches of rivers. Forms small to moderately large aggregations at all sizes (Ref. 48636). Present in seagrass beds at juvenile stage.


Substrate Soft Bottom: sand; mud;
Substrate Ref. Broad, G., 2003
Special habitats