Ecology of Haemulon boschmae
 
Main Ref. Cervigón, F., 1993
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 Haemulon boschmae may be found.
Remarks Generally in protected areas such as bays or inlets; rarely in insular areas with clear oceanic water and coral reefs. Juveniles encountered near the shore. Feeds on small crustaceans and mollusc.

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Courtenay, W.R. and H.F. Sahlman, 1978
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Courtenay, W.R. and H.F. Sahlman, 1978
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.54 0.50 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 10.20.00
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.24.00
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.24.00
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