Ecology of Valenciennellus tripunctulatus
 
Main Ref. Badcock, J., 1984
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 Valenciennellus tripunctulatus may be found.
Remarks Oceanic and mesopelagic, with marked stratification of size with depth. Generally non-migrant or only short diel vertical migrations. A selective daytime feeder on copepods (mainly Pleuromamma and ostracods, Conchoecia). Consume primarily copepods (Ref. 51328).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Badcock, J., 1984
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit ref Badcock, J., 1984
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.11 0.24 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 12.20.00
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 08.28.08
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 01.11.01
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