Ecology of Enneapterygius minutus
 
Main Ref. Myers, R.F., 1999
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 Enneapterygius minutus may be found.
Remarks Inhabits seaward reefs (Ref. 37816). Also found on beach rock, brown algae and coralline algae in shallow water. Usually, it seems to be associated with a coralline rocky shore (Ref. 13227).

Substrate

Substrate : rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: sea grass;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Nakamura, Y., M. Horinouchi, T. Nakai and M. Sano, 2003
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Nakamura, Y., M. Horinouchi, T. Nakai and M. Sano, 2003
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 0.30 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 11.27.01
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 08.16.04
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