Ecology of Alepes vari
 
Main Ref. Paxton, J.R., D.F. Hoese, G.R. Allen and J.E. Hanley, 1989
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 Alepes vari may be found.
Remarks Common in shallow coastal waters where it often swims near the surface. Feeds chiefly on shrimps, copepods, decapods and small fishes.

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Sommer, C., W. Schneider and J.-M. Poutiers, 1996
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Sommer, C., W. Schneider and J.-M. Poutiers, 1996
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.65 0.55 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 10.26.00
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.24.00
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.24.00
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