Ecology of Hypoplectrus guttavarius
 
Main Ref. Dominici-Arosemena, A. and M. Wolff, 2005
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 Hypoplectrus guttavarius may be found.
Remarks Inhabits rocky or coral reefs, often near staghorn coral (Ref. 9710). Travels in pairs and remains close to the bottom (Ref. 26938). Carnivore (Ref. 57616).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Lieske, E. and R. Myers, 1994

Associations

Ref. Claro, R., 1994
Associations solitary;
Associated with
Association remarks A solitary species (Ref. 26340) .
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Dominici-Arosemena, A. and M. Wolff, 2005
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Dominici-Arosemena, A. and M. Wolff, 2005
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 10.24.07
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