Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 2855 specimens in 16 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 125 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 98
  Temperature range (°C): 5.722 - 11.513
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.055 - 12.040
  Salinity (PPS): 13.921 - 35.211
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.495 - 6.605
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.353 - 1.655
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.091 - 42.456

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 98

Temperature range (°C): 5.722 - 11.513

Nitrate (umol/L): 2.055 - 12.040

Salinity (PPS): 13.921 - 35.211

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.495 - 6.605

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.353 - 1.655

Silicate (umol/l): 2.091 - 42.456
 
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Associations

Known predators

Gastrosaccus (Gastrosaccus, Callianassa, Donax) is prey of:
Actinopterygii

Based on studies in:
South Africa (Desert or dune)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • A. C. Brown, Food relationships on the intertidal sandy beaches of the Cape Peninsula, S. Afr. J. Sci. 60:35-41, from p. 39 (1964).
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Known prey organisms

Gastrosaccus (Gastrosaccus, Callianassa, Donax) preys on:
detritus

Based on studies in:
South Africa (Desert or dune)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • A. C. Brown, Food relationships on the intertidal sandy beaches of the Cape Peninsula, S. Afr. J. Sci. 60:35-41, from p. 39 (1964).
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