Benthic (Ref. 5951). Feeds on copepod, scaleworms and amphipods. Preyed upon by Atlantic cod; juveniles by grubby, Myoxocephalus aenaeus. Parasite of the species is known to be a protozoan (Trichodina elizabethae) found on gills (Ref. 5951).
- Pepin, P. and R.W. Penney 1997 Patterns of prey size and taxonomic composition in larval fish: are there general size-dependent models? J. Fish Biol. 51(Suppl. A):84-100. (Ref. 32796) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=32796&speccode=3672