Ecology of Tenualosa ilisha
 
Main Ref. Whitehead, P.J.P., 1985
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 Tenualosa ilisha may be found.
Remarks Inhabits coral reefs (Ref. 58534). Euryhaline, anadromous, ascending rivers for as much as 1200 km, but usually about 50 to 100 km.

Substrate

Substrate Soft Bottom
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 Moula, G., 1992
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit ref Moula, G., 1992
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.20 0.04
Ref. Moula, G., 1992
From individual food items 2.89 0.29 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. on 10.19.90
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 08.07.07
Checked by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.10.01
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