Ecology of Labeo fimbriatus
 
Main Ref. Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991
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 Labeo fimbriatus may be found.
Remarks Mainly herbivorous, its diet consisting of diatoms, blue-green and green algae, higher aquatic plants, insects and detritus (Ref. 4832). Has ventrally placed mouth and fimbriated horny lips which is highly adapted to bottom browsing (Ref. 56215).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type ref Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991
Feeding habit browsing on substrate
Feeding habit ref David, A. and K.V. Rajagopal, 1975
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 2.00 0.00 Trophic level and s.e. inferred from exclusive plant/detritus food items.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 10.11.02
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 02.24.06
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