Ecology of Gilloblennius tripennis
 
Main Ref. Russell, B.C., 1983
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 Gilloblennius tripennis may be found.
Remarks Lives in subtidal areas and is rarely found in intertidal areas. Feeds on organisms which inhabit encrusting rock growths, with amphipods and hermit crabs being the dominant food items (Ref. 26966).

Substrate

Substrate Hard Bottom;
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 Russell, B.C., 1983
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Russell, B.C., 1983
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.43 0.28 3.27 0.37 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Russell, B.C., 1983
From individual food items 3.39 0.56 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.24.98
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 10.16.04
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