Ecology of Ostorhinchus melanoproctus
 
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 Ostorhinchus melanoproctus may be found.
Remarks Occurs in aggregations in caves in vertical walls (Ref. 37816). Also found in steep outer reef slopes in 15-50 m (Ref 90102).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs: reef slope/drop-offs;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks Occurs in aggregations in caves in vertical walls (Ref. 37816).
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type
Feeding type ref
Feeding habit
Feeding habit ref
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 Capuli, Estelita Emily on 05.10.18
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