Ecology of Semaprochilodus insignis
 
Main Ref. Val, A.L. and V.M.F. de Almeida-Val, 1995
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 Semaprochilodus insignis may be found.
Remarks Detritivores (Ref. 51869, 76754).

Substrate

Substrate
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 Val, A.L. and V.M.F. de Almeida-Val, 1995
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit ref Mérona, B. de and J. Rankin-de-Mérona, 2004
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 2.00 0.00 Trophic level and s.e. inferred from exclusive plant/detritus food items.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 04.10.97
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 06.25.08
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